Their kinder, gentler clear-cuts
found an enthusiastic supporter in Sen.
Even a web site run by NASA called "Earth Observatory" shows a photo of a clear-cut
with a caption that reads "Unfortunately, clearcutting destroys the diversity of the forest .
Although forest logging increases the amount of browse for moose (Alces alces), large clear-cuts
can have detrimental effects in the short term due to a lack of protective cover (Girard and Joyal 1984, Courtois and Beaumont 2002, Courtois et al.
As with clear-cuts
, potential sample sites were randomly selected from a list of sites derived from State Forest records.
The Lands Council, a group that opposes clear-cutting in national forests, passes out a brochure to travelers at Washington's Spokane International Airport titled Above the Beauty Strip: Your Aerial Guide to the Forests and Clear-cuts
of the Northwest.
Patrick Moore of the industry-linked Forestry Alliance concurs, predicting VRH will still leave clear-cuts
the size of football fields.
Woodcock woods are the sort that sprout in the first years after a forest fire or, in the absence of fire, after timbering operations such as clear-cuts
went straight to the Yellowstone border, fragmenting the greater Yellowstone ecosystem.
sometimes cover vast regions; just one clear-cut
southeast of Prince George, B.
However, the minister admitted that the image of Canadian forestry has suffered in recent months from stories in the media of killer mud slides in British Columbia linked to clear-cutting and of concerns about large clear-cuts
affecting the climate.
The main difference between a VRH cut and the clear-cuts
perpetrated on industrial forestlands is that the VRH cuts are not sprayed with herbicides, have stream buffers, and are smaller in size.
There's no doubt that wilderness clear-cuts
are magnets for big bucks, especially those cuts that are two to eight years of age.
Density, productivity, and harvest rate were not significantly influenced by clear-cuts
Egregious pun excised from Leora Broydo's story about hiding clear-cuts
in national forests (page 21): A potential snag for a clear-cut
plan was dubbed a "buzz kill.