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2011-06-16 00:00:30

Chain Saws Direct Announces Addition of Oregon Chain Saw Accessories. Online Superstore Continues to Expand Product Offering. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) June 15, 2011 Today ChainSawsDirect.com announced it has added Oregon chainsaw accessories to its product offering. With the inclusion of this new brand, ChainSawsDirect now offers a wider selection of chainsaw bars, chainsaw chains, chain saw sharpening equipment, safety gear, manual hand saws and an automatic sharpener called the PowerSharp...

2011-05-22 00:02:22

Chain Saws Direct Announces Best Prosumer Gas Chainsaws. Recommendations Based on Field Tests and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) May 20, 2011 Today ChainSawsDirect.com released its recommendations for the best prosumer gas chain saws. "Prosumer chainsaws have more than enough power for the weekend warrior looking to do some serious work on their property," said Mike Cosgrove, product expert at Chain Saws Direct. "You'll easily be able to take down good sized trees with a prosumer...

2011-05-18 19:01:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Design firm Whipsaw has just relaunched their website (www.whipsaw.com) and brand identity. In partnership with the design consultancy, Method, the refresh of their website successfully reflects who Whipsaw is - a cutting edge, visionary industrial design and engineering agency. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110518/SF05107LOGO) Whipsaw.com is designed to intuitively showcase their large portfolio of interesting projects, strong...

2011-05-15 00:02:34

Chain Saws Direct Announces Best Consumer Gas Chain Saws. Recommendations Based on Field Tests and Customer Reviews. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) May 13, 2011 Today ChainSawsDirect.com released its recommendations for the best consumer gas chain saws. Most retailers are loyal to whatever chain saws are on their shelves, according to Mike Cosgrove, product expert at Chain Saws Direct. "Consumer grade gas chain saws are ideal for folks who want to take on all their landscaping chores themselves,"...

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2011-05-06 08:47:44

Researchers journey along the Transamazon Highway to learn about deforestation and the logging industry The Amazon Rainforest is the largest tropical rainforest on Earth and home to millions of species. Yet, deforestation, or the clearing of forested areas, poses a threat to the livelihood of the forest. "The prime global consequence of Amazonian deforestation is loss of the world's greatest repository of biodiversity," said Robert Walker, a Geography professor at Michigan State University....

2011-04-25 15:06:00

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- STIHL Inc., manufacturer of the number one selling brand of gasoline-powered handheld outdoor power equipment in America*, launches the largest, most comprehensive national sales event in its history. By coordinating its marketing and advertising assets across the full spectrum of communication outlets nationwide, STIHL is using STIHL Dealer Days to show its continued support for its network of independent servicing dealers across the...

2011-04-19 06:00:00

BOSTON, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today reported that China's timber supply deficit (its imports of logs and the roundwood equivalent of imports of primary products like lumber, wood panels, woodchips and pulp) will jump from 107 million cubic meters in 2009 to 182 million cubic meters in 2015. This timber dependency forecast is included in a recently published Special Market Analysis Study: China's Timber...

2011-04-13 18:18:00

ALBANY, Ga., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Exports of paper, pulp, and lumber to the Far East may help relieve depressed markets for U.S. timber growers resulting from the three-year housing slump. Marshall Thomas, president of F&W Forestry Services, Inc., one of the nation's largest forestry management firms, said generally dry weather contributed to weak markets in a large segment of the country's commercial forests this past winter. Dry weather usually results in an unrestricted...

2011-03-22 09:44:00

BOSTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the hiring of Wade Camp as Senior Wood Products Economist. Wade comes to RISI from the Southeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association where he held the title of Director of Economic Services. Wade's career thus far spans three decades and multiple roles from production to economic modeling, working for companies and associations such as International Paper,...

2011-03-21 18:27:00

Jarvis Application of Consistently Applied NPS Ban on Major Sporting Events Upholds Sanctity of Colorado National Monument, Other National Parks; Bad Precedent Seen if Parks Are Opened Up as Sites for Major Commercialization That Is Inconsistent With Mission of Preserving Unspoiled Outdoors TUCSON, Ariz., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was issued today by Rick Smith, a former superintendent at Carlsbad Caverns and Guadalupe Mountains National Parks and an...


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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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