Full-tree Harvest

Limbs and crown are removed after taking the tree off site.


Vehicle that carries cut logs from the stump to the roadside landing; different from a skidder in that it carries logs clear of the ground.


The growth stage at which regenerating trees have sufficiently outcompeted surrounding vegetation and can be re-entered into the Forest Resource Inventory.

Forestry Biomass

All parts of the tree, not only the trunk but also the bark, the branches, the needles or leaves, and even the roots.

Forest Resource Inventory

A provincial database of all Crown forests, providing information on species compo­sition, age and volume; FRI data is collected via aerial photography and analyzed by trained interpreters.