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Timber products output and timber harvests in Alaska

Allen M. Brackley

Timber products output and timber harvests in Alaska

an addendum

by Allen M. Brackley

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Published by United States Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Logging -- Alaska -- Statistics,
  • Logging -- Economic aspects -- Alaska,
  • Tongass National Forest (Alaska)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAllen M. Brackley and Richard W. Haynes.
    GenreStatistics
    SeriesResearch note / Pacific Northwest Research Station -- PNW-RN-559
    ContributionsHaynes, Richard W.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD538.2.A4 B73 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination41 p. :
    Number of Pages41
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23211867M
    LC Control Number2008397715

    Wednesday - March 29, A team of sled dogs embarks on the Arctic trek that will enable researchers to collect snow samples. Unfortunately, spruce bark beetle infestations have killed much of the trees on the Chugach in recent years. However Depending on the level of harvesting and the extent of road building or other activities associated with a harvest, timber harvests taking place in a wetland may require an Article 24 state wetlands permit from the Regional Permit Administrator at your local DEC office. The purpose of the summit was to discuss issues of mutual importance to the four northern governments.

    The primary tree species are Sitka and white spruce. NPI hopes to change that. Incorrect but often repeated allegations suggest that wolves, bears, deer, eagles, salmon, etc. The Tongass is roughly the size of the entire state of West Virginia. Area or management plans are developed under the principles of multiple use and sustained yield.

    We control every step of production to ensure our products have high levels of quality, craftsmanship, and sustainability. Helicopters are used in more sensitive areas to minimize road construction, slash and snags are left for wildlife habitat, and so on. Be sure that a market exists for the product you intend to harvest. The intent was to attract a major forest products company to help create a new timber-based economy. As these land conversions take place, NPI can turn the timber currently blanketing those acres into a commercial product, creating jobs and generating revenue for state and local government.


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Timber products output and timber harvests in Alaska by Allen M. Brackley Download PDF Ebook

Natural regeneration is so abundant in this area, that many new trees quickly replace the harvested forests. Although established inonlyacres have been harvested to date. The change accomplishes two objectives: 1 it streamlines the permitting process, taking less time for staff and applicants and 2 it allows DNR to better manage these natural resources to ensure a sustainable harvest for all Alaskans.

Timber and Wood Products

Shaped by glacial ice, earthquakes and volcanoes, most of the Chugach is managed Timber products output and timber harvests in Alaska book fish and wildlife habitat.

This permit does not authorize harvest on private, state park, University of Alaska, Mental Health Trust, Department of Transportation, Alaska Railroad, borough, or federal lands. While access to much of the available fiber resource on state and borough lands Timber products output and timber harvests in Alaska book currently hampered by lack of infrastructure, officials are optimistic that these obstacles will be overcome.

The leaders agreed to the need for a strategic action plan to facilitate efficient permitting and construction in Canada. Area or management plans are developed under the principles of multiple use and sustained yield.

It is the worst of times. Presently there are no commercial uses for the aspen component. A permit is required to enable the Division of Mining, Land and Water to manage the sustainable harvest of these biological resources for their continued use by future Alaskans.

The purpose would be to manufacture finished birch lumber for sale to U. Harvest of timber products is permitted through the local Alaska Division of Forestry office.

But whether harbor seal numbers are declining because of ship traffic remains unknown. Goals are important because the trees chosen for wildlife habitat or aesthetic purposes might be different from those selected for timber production. Already the project has created 90 new jobs in the Valley, according to Nininger.

In addition to providing income, tree harvesting enhances forest health and appearance, improves productivity, wildlife habitat and recreational access, and increases property values and preserves water quality.

Buffer strips along stream banks are now required for all commercial harvest in Alaska on federal, state and private land. The boreal forests are characterized by large commercial stands of white spruce and vast hardwood resources.

Previously commercial harvesting required a regular land use permit. More than million acres of forest cover the U. Obtain and carry the proper permit and complete the end of season report while harvesting.

There is 3. Lumber and veneer prices are currently at very high levels. Benefits accrue to the local communities from active management by professional foresters. Wilderness advocates allege that there is plenty of timber available along the existing road system and there is no need to enter any roadless areas.

Today, Alaska's forest products industry provides hundreds of jobs and contributes millions of dollars to Alaska's economy. Before undertaking a timber harvest on your forestland, you should ALWAYS check with your nearest DEC office and the Town Clerk for the town in which the harvest will occur about any permit requirements or harvesting restrictions.

The lumber would be trimmed, planed and dried at the secondary plant and then shipped to markets outside Alaska.Timber Products constructed a veneer plant and a plywood plant in Medford, Oregon. InWil Gonyea purchased Umpqua Plywood with Jay Pritzker and the Pritzker family, a partnership that has lasted more than 60 years in various business ventures, involving four generations of Gonyeas and three generations of Pritzkers.

Timber Products Output and Timber Harvests in Alaska: Projections for Allen M. Brackley, Thomas D.

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Rojas, and Richard W. Haynes Authors Allen M. Brackley is a research forester and Thomas D. Rojas is a research economist, U.S. Department of.

An Assessment of Timber Product Output and Use, Michael Howell and Eric Ford Figure 2— Roundwood production for all products by species group and year (see page 8 for references for individual years).

Output of Industrial Timber Products Note: Certain terms used in .Timber Products Output and Timber Harvests in Alaska: Projections for Allen M. Brackley, Pdf D. Rojas, and Richard W. Haynes Authors Allen M. Brackley is a research forester and Thomas D.

Rojas is a research economist, U.S. Department of .Get this from a library! Timber products output and download pdf harvests in Alaska: an addendum.

[Allen M Brackley; Richard W Haynes] -- Updated projections of demand for Alaska timber were published July Their application in land management planning for the Tongass National Forest has resulted in numerous questions and requests.Alaska Timber Ebook History Southeast Alaska Summary From the purchase of Alaska until after the proclamation establishing the Tongass National Forest, only small amounts of the timber resources in Southeast Alaska were harvested for local use.

Subsequent to .