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Bulletins Volume 1-6 (Paperback) Loot Price: R366
Discovery Miles 3 660
Bulletins Volume 1-6 (Paperback): New York State College of Forestry
Bulletins Volume 1-6 (Paperback): New York State College of Forestry

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Bulletins Volume 1-6 (Paperback)

New York State College of Forestry

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 Excerpt: ...it is necessary to apply in felling trees, so as to save the young volunteer growth of spruce could not have been secured from a contractor, no matter what rules and regulations might be prescribed and supervision exercised. Such care involves expense and the contractor, whose interest is only financial, is naturally averse to exercising it conscientiously. On the other hand, pride in the achievement and interest in the result stimulates a good foreman to exercise constant vigilance and judgment, and his crew to understand the objects of the care and to help secure them. The College management has been successful in securing the services of such a foreman and crew. While such logging with care is more expensive than the rough and tumble slashing without care for future condition of the ground, the cost of it promises to remain within the limits which responsible contractors had set, including their profits. Another argument for preferring, for the present at least, the day work under a good foreman is that forestry work of various kinds beside logging is to be done, and requires skilled labor, and hence it is desirable to have a permanent crew throughout the year and from year to year, especially where, as in the Adirondacks, no local labor can be relied upon. The contract system, while much more convenient from the administrative point of view, is not satisfactory where care and interest in the work is needed. The financial limitations pointed out before have necessitated concentration of the logging operation, which will require the cutting over of five hundred to six hnndred acres. The trees to be cut are marked by the forest manager and his assistants. Various degrees of severity in the cut were attempted, special consideration being given to the existe...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: New York State College of Forestry
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 60
ISBN-13: 978-1-236-05943-7
Barcode: 9781236059437
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-236-05943-3

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