Logging costs for management planning for young-growth coast Douglas-fir

by Roger D Fight

Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in Portland, Or

Written in English
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  • Logging -- Costs,
  • Forest management -- Costs

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StatementRoger D. Fight, Chris B. LeDoux, and Tom L. Ortman
SeriesGeneral technical report PNW -- 176
ContributionsLeDoux, Chris B, Ortman, Tom L, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p. ;
Number of Pages10
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Open LibraryOL13608550M

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Logging costs for management planning for young-growth coast Douglas-fir. Portland, Or.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

for Cable Logging Young-growth Douglas-fir By: Chris B. Ledoux Abstract WCOST is a computer program designed to estimate the stump-to- truck logging cost of cable logging young-growth Douglas-fir.

The program uses data from stand inventory, cruise data, and the logging plan for the tract in question to produce detailed stump-to-truck cost. Free Online Library: Estimating relative log prices of Douglas-fir through a financial analysis of the effects of wood density on lumber recovery and pulp yield.

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All logging contractors have fixed and variable costs. A major fixed cost includes the cost to move equipment to the woodland owner’s property to begin a job. The cost for moving their equipment is the same whether logging 1 truck load of logs or Bear Creek Lumber has access to an actively managed timber stand.

The project is a sustained growth patch of mixed age Douglas Fir and Ponderosa Pine. The stand has been logged twice since and is presently being thinned.

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This study evaluated the operational performance and cost of an integrated harvesting system that harvested sawlogs and biomass (i.e., energy wood chips) in stand conversion clearcut operations.

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Transport costs of logs and forest biofuel can make up 50% of their delivered costs. As approximately 50% of fresh logs and forest biofuel is water, infield drying of this material presents the.

Your total cost is $ per thousand board feet. $ x 1, = $ per thousand board feet Of course, this example uses rough figures. Hopefully, your costs are much less than $ per thousand board feet.

This way of calculating cost will help in determining the cost of many unknown circumstances that show up on a logging job. Logging costs for management planning for young-growth coast Douglas-fir. Eli, Robert N.; LeDoux, Chris B.; Peters, Penn A.

MAP - a mapping and analysis program for harvest planning. LeDoux, Chris B. Production rates and costs of cable yarding wood residue from clearcut units. Peters, Penn A.; LeDoux, Chris B. Forest Service Handbook (FSH) - NATIONAL FOREST LOG SCALING HANDBOOK - link to standard Forest Service-wide and Regional issuances detailing procedures and instructions for scaling National Forest timber to be sold, for free use, for exchange, and in timber trespass cases.

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The industry is based around sustainably managed exotic plantation forests, covering million hectares – about 7% – of New Zealand's land area. Radiata pine (Pinus radiata) makes up 90% of the exotic plantation area, with Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) accounting for 6%, and the rest made up of eucalypts and other species.

Stumpage prices are reported annually by the State Board of Equalization as part of the basis for payment of yield taxes.

Figure 3 shows the fluctuation of prices for young growth redwood and Douglas-fir, expressed in real dollars, after deflating with the Producer Price Index.

These are the two major species harvested on the North Coast. "The Application of Selective Logging in the Douglas-fir Region." West Coast Lumberman, Vol. 57, # Analysis of Logging Costs and Operating Methods in the Douglas Fir Region.

Seattle, WA: Charles Lathrop Pack Foundation. Senate Hears Clearcutting Concerns."Journal of Forestry, Vol. 69, #5 (May): Adaptation of equipment to log size brings reduction of cost 58 XI. Comparison of Cost Relations in Trans-port from Stump to Car 60 The effect of volume of log on yard-ing-variable cost 60 Volume of the average log as an index to steepness of cost curves 62 The effect of distance on yarding-variable costs 62 The effect of.

Forest Service, Forest Management Service Center, Internal Report. (Fort Collins, CO) Fight RD, LeDoux CB, Ortman TL () Logging costs for management planning for young-growth coast Douglas-fir. USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station General Technical Report PNW-GTR (Portland, OR).

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Brown () discussed the concept 80 years ago, and noted some. Douglas fir use book. (Seattle, Wash.: West Coast Lumbermen's Association, ), by West Coast Lumbermen's Association (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Die Douglas-Fichte und einige andere Nadelhölzer namentlich aus dem nordwest- lichen Amerika in.

Besides Douglas fir, other possible names include Doug-fir, false spruce, red fir, Oregon pine, Douglas pine, yellow fir, and Douglas spruce. Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii is the coast Douglas fir.

Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca may be called either the interior Douglas fir or the Rocky Mountain Douglas fir. Approximately 90% of the forest consisted of Douglas fir with western hemlock and western red cedar occurring as subdominants.

Old-growth Douglas fir, or trees in excess of years old, probably occupied 50% of this area (14 × acres) and constituted 75% of the volume (Andrews and Cowlin ; Kirkland ).Price: $.

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