I’ts an easy life to be a forester in Sweden. Only two softwood spices and very little hardwoods. But the landscape is a little bit more boring compare with your hardwoods. And you are better in taking care of the hardwoods over there. If you are interested, you can find a lot of videos at our Youtube channel: youtube.com/skogsforum
Some of the…[Read more]
Hi Dean! Nice to see you here at Forestry.com! I understand what you’re looking for but I can’t remember I have ever seen someone doing that. To re-errect windthrown trees. But it might be possible if the trees are not to big and if you do it short time after it has fallen. And probably it must bee a tree that have still gave some kind of soil…[Read more]
It’s a really sad situation with the dying ash. Same here in Sweden even if we don’t have so much ash in our forests. Same with elm to. Probably even worser than the ash. What will the next generation be at this site? Thanks for sharing you video!
Very nice feature about your logging work and equipment. I post a link to it here for others to read: https://www.woodbusiness.ca/thinning-bc-logger-finds-sustainable-success-commercial-thinning/
It would be great to see some pics and specs of your small forwarder. Is it something similar in size to the Malwa forwarder, except for the tracks?…[Read more]
Pruning of pine shouldn’t be done in the fall. But despite that, I went to the forest to take a closer look on how to do. Just to check the tools and the methods.
Here is a video from my pruning work in a 15-year […]
12 years ago, some skidder loggers in a French Alp village got the idea of starting a “forest event”, as a summer activity in the ski resort Les Gets. Some of the guys were skidder operators and they got the i […]
Forestry.com presents new data on the Swedish forwarder market for Q1 & Q2 2019. As the last year had poor machine sales in Sweden due to undersupply of machines, this year seems to be significant better. The […]
No, sorry but I have no contacts there. But try to contact them by mail or phone. Many universities are happy to get real projects for their students or researchers to take part in.
It’s rather unusual to use fencing at forest regenerations in Sweden. Even if it should be good at many places because of hard pressure from deere and moose eating…[Read more]
Hi Patrick! I suppose that West Highlands means Scotland? This might be a contact of interest? https://www.inverness.uhi.ac.uk/research/
Unfortunately I don’t know very much about forestry in your part of the world but maybe here are someone else with ideas?
The manufacturer of chain saw protection textile is a pretty anonymous company within forestry but a very important one! I visited Engtex AB in Mullsjö, Sweden and they produce the chain saw protection textile […]
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