clearcutting

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clearcutting:

see forestryforestry,
the management of forest lands for wood, water, wildlife, forage, and recreation. Because the major economic importance of the forest lies in wood and wood products, forestry has been chiefly concerned with timber management, especially reforestation, maintenance of
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Rebalancing this legacy should begin with no more road building or clear-cut logging, especially of old trees.
Some of the lower Rogue's roadless lands would be turned into timber management areas designated for clear-cut logging.
However, the Bureau of Land Management's Western Oregon Plan Revision puts money at center stage, claiming that tripling the volume of clear-cut logging in old-growth forests will bring an economic windfall.
And no one has even suggested a ban on clear-cut logging, a major contributor to the degradation of county watersheds.
Selective cutting with more frequent entries is preferable for many small-tract owners, who are often ill-suited by clear-cut logging, with its decades-long wait until planted trees become harvestable again.
The WOPR is a Bush administration throw-back that rekindles the controversy of the timber wars and returns to the unsustainable clear-cut logging that perpetuated the boom and bust economic cycles that crippled rural communities in Oregon.
The Bush administration remains intent on pushing forward with an ill-conceived plan to massively increase timber harvests and provide federal payments to rural counties by reducing habitat protections and opening old growth forests to clear-cut logging.
Why it didn't include fish is beyond me, because the clear-cut logging has impacted fish barren waters everywhere, all over.
The amount of clear-cut logging on private forests is disturbing.
The conservative commissioners have already aligned Lane County with the Association of O&C Counties, a group dedicated to restarting clear-cut logging on federal O&C lands, despite current environmental regulations.
In the most famous such case, Seattle federal district court Judge William Dwyer noted "a remarkable series of violations of environmental laws" regarding Forest Service clear-cut logging of old-growth forests in Oregon and Washington in which the threatened northern spotted owl lived.
Heavy applications of toxic herbicides is both legal and common under these weak rules, as is clear-cut logging.