A Day in the Woods: Chemicals and the Forest





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Published on Jan 21, 2015

Join Mike Cloughesy and Nicole Strong as they discuss why foresters use herbicides in a newly planted forest. By giving young trees an early advantage, herbicides can speed the time it takes to develop a mature forest. After a few early applications, foresters rarely use herbicides again until harvest.

Learn more about Oregon’s sustainable forest practices at OregonForestLaws.org

This is #9 of a 9 part series. Other videos include:
• The Oregon Forest Practices Act
• Drinking water protection
• Reforestation
• Clearcutting
• Fish habitat protection
• Wildlife habitat protection
• Forest roads
• Visual management


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