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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