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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It's an alternative to the clear-felling of forests seen on many a Welsh hillside.
And clear-felling, he points out, doesn't come under the heading of good management.
Times have changed since the days when modern forest management consisted of clear-felling and replanting.
'It would be a tragedy if this wonderful ancient forest was further damaged by clear-felling, and the replanting of more conifers,' she said
Keely Ough, of the Victorian Department of Natural Resources and Environment, identified the impacts of clear-felling on the regeneration of understorey plants in the towering Wet Forests of Victoria.
However, clear-felling has destroyed some of these lands.
The plan, drawn up by FCW Coed y Gororau staff, will also avoid clear-felling.
In a major shift away from clear-felling, continuous cover uses thinning and small group felling methods to take out timber over a longer period of time.