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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.

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 highlighting 25...

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.

2011-06-16 00:00:30

Chain Saws Direct Announces Addition of Oregon Chain Saw Accessories.

2011-05-22 00:02:22

Chain Saws Direct Announces Best Prosumer Gas Chainsaws.

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.

2011-05-15 00:02:34

Chain Saws Direct Announces Best Consumer Gas Chain Saws.

2011-05-06 08:47:44

Researchers journey along the Transamazon Highway to learn about deforestation and the logging industry.

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.

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.

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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
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.