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ensure that annual forest harvests are balanced by annual timber growth and dictates that whenever timber is removed the denuded area must be reforested either by natural or artificial means

Sustained yield

2

examples of multiple use/sustained yield

Timber cutting
Recreation
Oil and gas exploration
Mineral Extraction
Grazing/agriculture
Wildlife protection and watershed management

3

management principle that requires meeting a number of different needs on the same area of land i.e, timber, grazing, agriculture, mining, oil and gas extraction, hunting, fishing, recreation, soil conservation, wildlife protection and watershed management

multiple use management

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Functions of the Forests

Provide Wood Products
Rangeland
Flood and erosion control
Wildlife habitat

5

plan includes map showing: location, distribution, age, volume of species, method of harvest, access, time to complete, and cost and income from cut.

Timber Harvest Plan

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Rotation
Seed tree method
Shelterwood method
Coppice method
Selective cutting
Strip cutting

Clear cutting methods

7

Natural Seeding
Seeding by foresters
Planting
Hybridization
Selective Breeding
Seed Orchards
Tissue Cultures

Reforestation

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A type of surface burning to improve quality of forest, range, or wildlife habitat

Prescribed Fire

9

Causes of deforestation

Slash and Burn
Fire
Cattle Ranching
Gathering fuel wood
Industrial logging

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Firewood Scarcity
Climatic Changes
Loss of Gene Pools and Species Extinction

Effects of Deforestation

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is an ancient form of woodland management, that involves repetitive felling on the same stump, near to ground level, and allowing the shoots to regrow from that main stump

Coppice method

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cutting refers to the progression of forest cuttings leading to the establishment of a new generation of seedlings of a particular species or group of species without planting. This silvicultural system is normally implemented in forests that are considered mature, often after several thinnings.

Shelterwood method