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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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Clear-cut logging not only mars the view, it can destroy fisheries.
At the end of each day, the walkers were to hold an informational potluck dinner to discuss the state plans to allow clear-cut logging.
They think you've destroyed the forest," says Dan Dessecker, Ruffed Grouse Society director of conservation policy, "but what they don't see is that same clear-cut five, ten or twenty years later and all the wildlife that thrives in it, wildlife that relies on forest disturbances that timber harvest duplicates.
People can support this campaign by pressuring their local retailers to stop selling products obtained from clear-cut forests.
It was a warm day and I was sitting in my tree stand that I had placed by a clear-cut that overlooked blackberries and an old apple orchard.
Even though readers know from the very first pages that Allison is murdered that adds suspense and enjoyment to this exciting thriller because although it looks like everyone's motive are clear-cut, as the story progresses readers will see that things are not as they appear.
In Dzukija," she says, "if you clear-cut a pristine area and leave it to regrow, it's very naive to think that the ecosystem will simply regenerate itself.
The distinction, while hardly clear-cut, is useful.
Because his works often deal with globalization and contemporary urbanism, Sean Snyder is sometimes expected to come up with clear-cut statements and slogans.
The people part of a PM's job has few clear-cut solutions.
Working with members from Grassy Narrows, Christian Peacemakers littered the trendy harbor-front tourist haven with tree stumps and sawdust to resemble a clear-cut forest.
It does not wrap up a case every hour, has no clear-cut heroes and few clear-cut villains, and is willing to explore the ways that life in the middle of a police hierarchy and life in the middle of a criminal syndicate might produce the same frustrations.