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Forestry Terminology: Forestry TerminologyCertain forestry terms can be deceiving: a “productive” forest does not necessarily grow fast, a “commercial” forest is not necessarily marketable, and “old growth” trees are not necessarily large.   This article explains a few of these terms. Big tree ... [read-more]
Logging on the Tongass National Forest: Some terminology used in this article is explained in "Forestry Terminology" Old-growth stump GET PHOTO Tongass National Forest IntroductionLogging on the Tongass National Forest, the largest U.S. National Forest (considered the “crown jewel” of the National Forest system), occurs predominantly ... [read-more]