Field Timber Harvesting and Road Planning
(2.0 cr; Prereq-[FNRM 3411, 3431] or instructor consent; spring, every year)
Design, layout, and administration of timber sales. Forest road planning and design. protecting residual trees during harvesting opeartions. Dealing with protesters. Field trips and on-site evaluations of timber harvesting systems. Timber appraisal, forest management guidelines. Road location and profiling. Planning/layout considerations. Taught at Cloquet Forestry Center.