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2011-08-18 02:00:00

DORCHESTER, England, August 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Do you have the right certificates for the job you do? Leading land based training provider [http://www.newlandstraining.com ] Newlands Training has reminded all arboriculturalists working with chainsaws that they are required to hold certificates of competence before they can work. Newlands Training supplies a range of basic and intermediate chainsaw courses...

2011-07-20 08:00:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 30 high school students from 15 schools in North Carolina, Southeastern Virginia and District of Columbia participated in the first annual Manufacturing Technology Summer Camp powered by STIHL at the company's campus in Virginia Beach this past week. Designed to promote careers in modern manufacturing, the camp activities included tours of STIHL's Virginia Beach facility and classes on cutting-edge manufacturing technologies like...

2011-07-19 08:50:00

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumberjack Sports International's Great Smoky Mountain Lumberjack Feud launched a road show in recent days, set to appear in six Southeastern and Midwestern cities. The mobile demonstration of the Lumberjack Feud's action-packed, family-friendly show features skills of its professional forest sport athletes. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-07-18 11:35:00

Plus, Experience "Trail Talk," Where YOU Ask the Questions to America's National Park Rangers WASHINGTON, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ever wonder about the best hikes, sites and activities in America's national parks? Or are you unsure about how you should plan your next visit to a national park or what you should pack? The National Park Foundation, the official charity of America's National Parks, is here to help! Today, NPF unveils Happy Trails, a new guide...

2011-06-30 17:53:56

Advances in DNA 'fingerprinting' and other genetic techniques led by Adelaide researchers are making it harder for illegal loggers to get away with destroying protected rainforests. DNA fingerprinting for timber products has grown in international recognition due to research led by the University of Adelaide that traces individual logs or wood products back to the forests where they came from. Professor Andrew Lowe, Director of the University's Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology and...


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Clearcutting
2013-04-02 11:17:47

Clearcutting, otherwise known as clearfelling, is a controversial forestry/logging practice in which the majority or all of the trees in an area are uniformly cut down. Clearcutting, in addition to shelterwood and seed tree harvests, is utilized by foresters to construct certain types of forest ecosystems and to encourage select species that require plentiful sunlight or grow in large, even-age stands. Logging companies and forest-worker unions in certain countries support the practice for...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.