Forest Management Area (FMA)
Is a long-term (20 year) renewable, area-based form of forest tenure, and is the most secure tenure type in Alberta.
Forest Management Unit (FMU)
A discrete forestry planning area.
Forest Management Plan
A plan for the management of a forest area usually for a full rotation cycle; includes the objectives, prescribed management activity.
The relative (in %) or sure land area that is covered by forests.
Vehicle with an attachment that can rapidly cut and gather trees; pinching device grabs trees while a circular saw then cutes it and places it is a stack for a skidder.