skid road

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In the United States, an area in a community characterized by cheap barrooms, saloons, and run-down hotels; usually a gathering place for derelicts, vagrants, and down-and-out alcoholics.
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Apart from compaction, one of the major deficiencies also caused by the skid roads is loss of organic matter from the forest floor and aboveground level (Demir et al.
The next morning, October 29, as Gene and I walked the skid road before light, I pointed out the scrape.
Sign indicated Hurley had been angling in from the NNW across the skid road, heading south to his bedding area.
Movement suddenly caught my eye from across the skid road.
Helicopter logging eliminates the need for building skid roads and thus impacts on the logging site and nearby water bodies are kept to minimum.
Due to environmental concerns, specifically the difficulty of building skid roads on the site, the USDA Forest Service chose helicopter extraction for this timber sale and used the sale of stumpage for upgrading existing roads on the site.
Provencher (2004) reported that primary skid roads and landings were 6.
However, the loggers left an unexpected surprise--flat skid roads bladed down to bare soil.
To preserve aesthetics, ask your logger to remove unneeded slash piles and skid roads.
However, keep in mind that slash piles and skid roads can aid your hunting.
In Linn County, RMEF money will be used to thin vegetation on 400 acres and seed six miles of abandoned skid roads to improve forage for elk, thin 100 acres of lodgepole pine, transplant aspen and construct exclosure fencing to restore habitat, all within the Willamette National Forest.