The Blight of Clear-Felling in Our Forests May Get the Chop; CONTINUOUS COVER PROVES A SUCCESS IN WOODLAND TRIAL
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WALES' forests could be more diverse, environmentally friendly and cheaper to maintain in future thanks to an experiment which started 18 years ago.
Land where woodland is currently managed around rural Wales is often blighted by clear-felling, where trees are removed en masse for logging and replaced by younger plants for regeneration.
The Continuous Cover Forestry Group have been seeking an alternative method for years, and believe they have found one thanks to a trial on Cwm Berwyn in the hills above Tregaron which started in 1994.
A spokesman for the group said: "Continuous cover forestry, or …
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Publication information: Article title: The Blight of Clear-Felling in Our Forests May Get the Chop; CONTINUOUS COVER PROVES A SUCCESS IN WOODLAND TRIAL. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales). Publication date: October 22, 2012. Page number: 12. © 2009 MGN Ltd. COPYRIGHT 2012 Gale Group.
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