Forest Harvesting in the Boreal

Presented at 2017 OAGEE Fall Conference from November 10th to November 11th, 2017

Boreal is a simulation that examines tree harvesting practices over two generations of tree growth. Practitioners use the simulation to harvest trees using current logging practices within a context of profitability, sustainability, and protecting the environment. Using a Map Simulation, the necessary harvesting infrastructure for clear, strip, or selective cutting, must be built before harvesting. While obtaining a wood supply for current and future use, other issues must be considered.

Scheduled FA06 Fri at 08:55 AM in R204
Presenters Randy Wilkie Geograf/x design
Audience Gr. 7-12
Session Maximum 25
Single or Double Length Single (50 min)
Publishable EmailYes
Presentation Format Workshop

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