Timber extraction by chute at Glenmalure.

  • William Shine
Keywords: Ballyboy, Larch, chute, log, construction, forester.

Abstract

Owing to extensive planting operations in Glenmalure Forest in the early twenties large areas are now in urgent need of thinning. To carry out the thinning programme for 1947-'48 many obstacles had to be surmounted, not the least of which was the scarcity of labour in the district. Although good progress had been made from scratch during the previous 4 years in the construction of a forest road system, the areas to be thinned were still far from being reached, and extraction, therefore, presented the greatest difficulty...
Published
1949-11-01
How to Cite
Shine, W. (1949). Timber extraction by chute at Glenmalure. Irish Forestry. Retrieved from https://journal.societyofirishforesters.ie/index.php/forestry/article/view/8673
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