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Forestry and timber access roads.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

Forestry and timber access roads.

Hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Agriculture and Forestry, United States Senate, Eighty-first Congress, first session, on S. 282 ... [and others] May 25 and 31, 1949.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Forests and forestry -- United States.,
    • Rangelands -- United States.,
    • Forest roads -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesTimber access roads.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .A35 1949b
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 165 p.
      Number of Pages165
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6060841M
      LC Control Number49046713
      OCLC/WorldCa14562008

      The Virginia Department of Forestry carries out forestry activities on state-owned lands, manages State Forests, enforces forestry laws, protects forests from fire and forest pests, performs statewide forest resource planning and forestry outreach education in forest stewardship, urban and community forestry and forest industry economic development, and is responsible for state land acquisition. Rayonier is a global forest company dedicated to providing sustainable forest management, land management, timber products, and real estate services. On May 8, , Rayonier completed the acquisition of Pope Resources.

      Forest Vegetation Simulator. The Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS) is a family of forest growth simulation models. FVS answers questions about how forest vegetation will change in response to natural succession, disturbances, and proposed management actions. Forests are a key to the quality of life in Clackamas County. County forest properties are open for most day-use activities except target shooting, motorized recreation and firewood cutting. After-dark and overnight use are not allowed and camp fires are not allowed.

      The potential for loss of sediment from a forest harvest site is greatest at three general locations: entrance points to the site, forest access system (haul roads, skid trails and landings), and adjacent to watercourses. The Standard Plan, therefore, emphasizes sediment control in these areas. 1 day ago  Seventeen miles deep into the Custer Gallatin National Forest, just off the rutted and rocky four-wheel drive Picket Pin Road, rests the Whittaker cabin, an aging log structure with a red tin roof.


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Forestry and timber access roads by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Agriculture and Forestry. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chapter 2 – Road Planning ) Introduction ) Planning Optimum Forest Road Spacing ) Optimizing the Road Network Layout Forestry and timber access roads. book Road Junctions ) Network Patterns ) Recommendations for the Layout of a Road Network ) Road Classes ) Forest Road Standards ) Specifications ) References and Further Reading Chapter 3 – Design.

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This revenue is used for administration, forest planning, environmental research, and water quality monitoring, among other activities, ensuring forest management provides a range of benefits. Forest practice rules require tree retention along streambanks where fish and domestic water supplies are involved.

Operators must protect soils, fish and wildlife habitat, and water quality. Protecting these streamsides promotes mature forest conditions, helps maintain fish habitat and prevents sediment from entering the stream. In general forest roads constructed for the purposes of harvesting forests are viewed as permitted development and will not need planning permission.

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They are great places to live and work. This practical handbook is dedicated to the wise stewardship of these resources." - Handbook for Forest, Rural and Ranch Roads. Forest Roads Erosion from forest roads is the major source of sediment from forestry operations.

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