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lumberjack

(esp in North America) a person whose work involves felling trees, transporting the timber, etc.
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The main beneficiaries of this increased production were the relatively few northern lumbermen who purchased vast tracts of land and erected huge sawmills.
For a time the US Government, prompted by the pressing need for spruce during World War I, did give more bread and some security to lumbermen through the government-sponsored Loyal Legion of Loggers and Lumbermen - but only for a while.
When the lumbermen came into town in droves, Seligman would toss them vests, promising to provide matching coats and trousers for those who caught the vests.
In 1920 the first signs of the disease did not alarm lumbermen, especially since beech had little commercial importance then.
West is a part of the Philadelphia Reserve Supply and Progressive Affiliated Lumbermen buying groups.
Lumbermen turned their eyes inland, beginning a westward sweep that would take the logging industry all the way to the Pacific Coast.
recently urged all North American lumbermen to set aside their differences.
Not the least distressed are professional foresters and lumbermen who, after learning, practicing, and preaching the virtues of production forestry all their lives, are being asked to change to a new form of management based on more attention to ecosystem values.
Auld said his company employs fourth- and fifth-generation lumbermen who are working the same acreage that their great-great-grandfathers did.
Lumbermen from Ghana call it aprono while in Nigeria, it is referred to as ofun.
Despite its splendid fall show, the lumbermen cursed it for the way its slender, weak stems often sprawl along the ground, winding over and under logs like a vine-hence its name-or a running lasso, as one naturalist described it.
The executives at North Cal are knowledgeable lumbermen with over 60 years of combined experience in nearly every facet of the lumber industry.