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Evolution of variable retention: Western Canada, the USA and Tasmania

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Baker, SC (2010) Evolution of variable retention: Western Canada, the USA and Tasmania. BC Forest Professional Magazine, Novemb (Intern). pp. 12-13.

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Abstract

The use of variable retention (VR) in Canada, the USA and Tasmania, the island state off southern Australia, varies widely. Variable retention, a harvesting technique that retains biological legacies at the site-level, is increasingly being used worldwide in place of clearcutting. Usually the aims are greater social acceptability for timber harvesting and improved biodiversity outcomes

Item Type: Article
Keywords: variable retention, green tree retention, biodiversity, logging, clearfelling, clearcutting, social acceptability, forest influence
Journal or Publication Title: BC Forest Professional Magazine
Page Range: pp. 12-13
Additional Information: Copyright © 2010 Association of BC Forest Professionals
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2011 22:45
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:15
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/10609
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