Forestry Safety Articles

  • Potential risks to freshwater aquatic organisms following a silvicultural application of herbicides in Oregon's Coast Range

    Glyphosate, aminomethylphosphonic acid (AMPA), imazapyr, sulfometuron methyl (SMM), and metsulfuron methyl (MSM) were measured in streamwater collected during and after a routine application of herbicides to a forestry site in Oregon's Coast Range. Samples were collected at three stations: HIGH at the fish/no‐fish interface in the middle of the harvest/spray unit; MID at the bottom of the ...

    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • Geauga park district horse trail, Chardon, Ohio - Case Study

    Among nonmotorized uses, horse traffic is the hardest on trails. 'All of the trails that I construct or reconstruct are to a horse traffic standard,' says Dr. Gene Wood, an extension trails specialist with the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources at Clemson University in South Carolina. 'If I can get to a design and tread condition that will sustain appropriate horse traffic, it will ...

    By Presto Geosystems

  • Is Our Profession in Serious Trouble?

    INTRODUCTION The new millennium brings with it similar global environmental and human health issues that challenged us at the end of the 20th century: climate change, species extinction, decreasing habitats, and diminishing freshwater supplies. But does it also bring with it the knowledge and infrastructure required to solve emerging problems? Today’s environmental, health, and safety ...

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