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Harvest and regeneration in Oregon"s commercial forests

Harvest and regeneration in Oregon"s commercial forests

silvicultural options and outcomes in forests managed for wood production : a background paper

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Published by The Institute in Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oregon.,
  • Oregon
    • Subjects:
    • Logging -- Oregon.,
    • Forest management -- Oregon.,
    • Tree farms -- Oregon -- Management.,
    • Sustainable forestry -- Oregon.,
    • Forest ecology -- Oregon.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-82).

      Other titlesSilvicultural options and outcomes in forests managed for wood production
      Statementcommissioned by the Oregon Forest Resources Institute.
      ContributionsOregon Forest Resources Institute.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD538.2.O7 H37 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination82 p. :
      Number of Pages82
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6832999M
      LC Control Number00327151
      OCLC/WorldCa44573115

        At Washington's Olympic National Park, where no commercial harvesting of any forest product is allowed, Dan Pontbriand, a ranger, said moss . The North Clack Timber Sale is located just 35 miles east of Portland, near the Clackamas River in Mt. Hood National Forest. This project, planned by the local Forest Service, includes roughly 4, acres of commercial (industrial) logging, acres of which is clearcutting or "regeneration harvest" in Forest Service terminology.

      Selection harvesting and planting were simulated in the Commercial Forest areas. Areas selected for harvesting were set to different proportion of the MA harvested per decade in Commercial Forests as defined above i.e., 3%, 5%, and 10% to represent low, medium and high harvest intensities, respectively. OREGON'S REFORESTATION LAW. Reforestation in General. Oregon first required reforestation as part of its Forest Practices Act, adopted in By law (ORS ) and rule (OAR et seq.), landowners must restock forestland after harvesting timber if the number of remaining trees falls below specified levels. For the purposes of.

      We are committed to whole herbal supplements which are of the highest quality, potency and purity. We thoroughly test on many levels, which is good news for you. Some commercial “mossers” diligently use sustainable collection methods to harvest moss from nature, and after harvesting, regeneration is even slower. Dr. Kimmerer’s study of an experimentally harvested area found in some cases a recovery rate of only 1 percent per year. “Oregon Green Forest Moss,” is marketed all over the.


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Harvest and regeneration in Oregon"s commercial forests Download PDF EPUB FB2

A regeneration method is a harvest treatment or cutting procedure with the goal of a initiating new forest crop of young tree seedlings, thereby establishing and creating a new age class. The harvest treatment must open the forest canopy enough to allow young native trees to establish and grow (many Oregon tree species demand open sunlight to.

Many of the accepted forest regeneration concepts were first introduced to North America by German forestry professors during the late 19th Century. Germany had practiced these forest reproduction schemes for centuries and one of the earliest books on the subject was written by German forestry pioneer Heinrich Cotta during the late 17th century.

Public forest managers may use methods such as variable-retention regeneration harvests which are designed to develop forest conditions that balance protecting wildlife habitat and producing timber revenue.

The varied motivations behind a timber harvest are a factor in the different harvest methods used throughout the state. Forest regeneration, or regrowth, requires sufficient numbers of desirable tree seedlings to replace today's forest following harvest. Under many circumstances, regeneration is not easy.

Competing plants, deer, and insufficient light on the forest floor can interfere with regeneration and, in the long run, may threaten forest sustainability.

Variable retention harvesting evolved in the Douglas-fir region of the Pacific Northwest gradually in response to increasing dissatisfaction with the ecological consequences of clear-cutting, from the standpoint of wildlife habitat and other important forest functions.

It is a harvesting technique that can provide for retention (continuity) of such structures as large and old live trees, snags Cited by: 2. Forestry - Forestry - Purposes and techniques of forest management: The Harvest and regeneration in Oregons commercial forests book of the world provide numerous amenities and ecosystem services in addition to being a source of wood products.

The various public, industrial, and private owners of forestland may have quite different objectives for the forest resources they control. Industrial and private owners may be most interested in producing. Harvesting Timber and Timber Taxes All timber harvested in Oregon is subject to the Forest Products Harvest Tax.

In addition, harvests may be subject to the Small Tract Forestland (STF) severance tax. Understanding Oregon’s Timber Tax Programs and How to Complete Forms Forests contain one of Oregon’s most valuable natural resources—trees. One acre of fertile forestland may be able to sustain small trees, or big trees.

Thinning is an effective and powerful forest management tool that promotes tree growth and restores forest health. When thinning, forest operators remove slower-growing or defective trees to provide more space for the remaining trees to grow. A clearcut is an even-aged regeneration method.

It involves harvesting all trees in a forest and establishing a new forest by planting or by natural regeneration. Openings in the forest to obtain natural regeneration will be limited in size by the ability of surrounding trees to. The Forest Service is very enthusiastic about the public’s increased interest in native plants found on our national forests and grasslands.

Unfortunately, the Forest Service is experiencing increased poaching of native wildflowers. There are legal ways to collect native plants from national forests and grasslands that will allow their use but still sustain them for future generations.

Finland’s Forest Act of is an example of a national-level approach towards sustainable forestry and timber harvesting in the boreal region. Finland’s Forest Act has a combined focus on biodiversity preservation, multiple forest uses and sustainable economic returns.

The majority of forestland (64%) in Finland is privately owned and. Kevin Crowe, Laird Van Damme, in Forest Plans of North America, Abstract. Forest Management Unit 13 is ahectare (, acre) area within Forest Management License 3, in the Province of Manitoba.

This area is managed under a year forest management plan and licensed to Louisiana-Pacific Canada Ltd. Thinning is the term foresters apply to removal of some trees from a stand to give others more room (and resources) to grow. It is a tool for improving timber value, making sites more productive, and — perhaps most commonly — for keeping trees healthy.

Learn when to thin and how much to cut, and learn why the answer may be "it depends.". The Oregon Forest Practices Act (FPA) sets standards for all commercial activities involving the establishment, management, or harvesting of trees on Oregon’s forestlands.

Oregon law gives the Board of Forestry primary responsibility to interpret the FPA and set rules for forest practices. Silviculture is the art and science of controlling the establishment, growth, composition, health, and quality of forests and woodlands to meet the diverse needs and values of landowners and society such as wildlife habitat, timber, water resources, restoration, and recreation on a sustainable basis.

As a basic principle of sustainable tropical forest management, all operations comprising a balanced programme of activities need to be financially supportable from revenue earned from sales of forest products, primarily from log harvesting. It is the commercial operation of a forest management unit which is the driving force for the generation.

Benefits to forest soils: Timber harvesting guidelines are designed to help protect the physical, chemical and biological properties • Soil in a condition that favors regeneration and growth of native vegetation and trees • No more than % of the timber harvest area occupied by.

(27) “Forest tree species” means any tree species capable of producing logs, fiber or other wood materials suitable for the production of lumber, sheeting, pulp, firewood or other commercial forest products except trees grown to be Christmas trees as defined in ORS on land used solely for the production of Christmas trees.

Environment, vegetation, and regeneration after timber harvest in the Applegate area of southwestern Oregon. Res. Note PNW Portland, OR: U.S.

Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 15 p. Related Links.

COVID UPDATE, Ap During this extraordinary time in our lives, we want you to know that we are open for business. However, due to the COVID “Stay Home – Stay Safe” order, the Department of Natural Resources’ Forest Practices staff are.

areas and waters and the need for a sustainable supply of timber and other forest products that will help maintain the stability of local and regional economies" (RMP pg.

15). The Swiftwater Field Office proposes to offer the E-Mile Regeneration and Commercial Thinning Harvest for auction in fiscal year or later. This proposal.A harvesting and regeneration method which is a relatively new silvicultural system that retains forest structural elements (stumps, logs, snags, trees, understory species and undisturbed layers of forest floor) for at least one rotation in order to preserve environmental values associated with structurally complex forests.Of the million acres of commercial forest land in the 13 southern states, /2 million acres are publicly owned, 36' /2 intensively especially to promote the growth and harvest of the four major commercial species of southern pine - loblolly, slash, shortleaf, and longleaf.

The need for release of regeneration depends upon the from.