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clear-cutting

The process of removing all vegetation from a site when harvesting timber, rather than cutting only the marketable trees.Some states require immediate reforestation of clear-cut timber lands.Purchasers of timbered land should be careful to word contracts so as to include the timber.In many states,once an owner signs a contract to sell timber,it ceases to become part of the real estate,is converted to personal property,and is not automatically covered under a sale contract for real property.

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Scarborough tried to get back into it, but for all their possession they were again unable to create a clear-cut chance with the final pass offer going astray, meaning 2-0 was how it finished.
He's more known for being the creator of great chances rather than the recipient -- only Kevin de Bruyne created more clear-cut chances than Gross last season (source) -- but when he got his head to Martin Montoya's cross he may have earned his side a share of the points.
"We made sure that the Russian side controls the situation and has a clear-cut well-developed strategy for advancing Russian-American ties.
Unfortunately, too many people in county government and the timber industry don't understand the impact of clear-cut and streamside logging on Oregon's rivers.
Committee member Asad Umar reiterated that they will join in the teachers in their protest in D-Chowk if a clear-cut policy regarding the daily wage staffer was not devised within a month.
"I can buy the club for PS10-15million, but it's got to be a clear-cut deal."
2, Table 1): (1) continuous strip buffers (n = 7 streams), initially varying in widths between about 12 and 26 m on each side of the stream ([bar.[chi]] = 21 m, [s.sub.[bar.[chi]]] = 2); (2) discontinuous patch buffers, which were <0.6-ha leave tree clumps (patch leave portion) within a clear-cut landscape (patch cut portion) (n = 3 streams), configured to protect headwalls, stream sources, and unstable soils, with widths or diameters similar to strip buffers; and (3) nobuffer clear-cuts (n = 7 streams), that had a few scattered or clumped residual trees (hereafter, we use the term "buffers" to refer to the logged streams collectively, including the strip, patch, and no-buffer clear-cut treatments).
Until that point the Africans had dominated possession but were hampered by a woeful final ball which kept their clear-cut chances to a minimum.
"The State of Kuwait sees that it is necessary to reach agreement at first on a clear-cut concept of green economy before using it as a key development tool," she added.
The home side were denied what appeared a clear-cut penalty claim in the 52nd minute when Mark Farren appeared to be bought to earth by Rovers keeper Alan Mannus but referee Declan Hanney dismissed those calls.
ORANGE - A small group of activists are walking from Orange to New Salem this week to protest the state's practice of allowing clear-cut logging on public land.
I really enjoyed and agree wholeheartedly with your April-issue articles "Clear-Cut Benefits" ("The Outfitter") and "Political Extremism" ("Base Camp"), which address serious issues.