It’s Never Too Early to Start: Teaching the Next Generation of Loggers
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It’s Never Too Early to Start: Teaching the Next Generation of Loggers

After watching her grandson attempt to cut down apple trees and nearby utility poles with his toy chainsaw, Roberta Berry knew something had to give.  That’s when she turned to her husband Ed, a Certified Logging Professional since 1996, and asked, “why don’t you teach him the correct way to cut down a tree?”  If…

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Mechanical harvesting — The future is here

By JOE RANKIN Forests for Maine’s Future Writer You could tell where George Merrill was working by the muted growl of the machinery. We picked our way down the slope on a packed double-track carpeted with hemlock boughs stripped from the trees he was cutting.  At the end of the trail, Merrill finished limbing and…