Special Focus: Timber Harvesting

Tethered Harvesting: This is Not Your Daddy’s Logging

Foresters and loggers often work hand in hand to manage forests, and much of the work they do is shaped by the capabilities of the machines that harvest the timber. This special edition of The Forestry Source offers several articles that show how modern machines and the technology inside them are changing both forestry and logging.

The days of cable logging are far from over, but a new technology is beginning to replace tower yarders: tethered harvesters and forwarders – machines assisted by cables.

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