Common questions

What is the problem with cutting down trees?

What is the problem with cutting down trees?

The loss of trees and other vegetation can cause climate change, desertification, soil erosion, fewer crops, flooding, increased greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and a host of problems for indigenous people.

What is it called when forest is illegally chopped down?

Deforestation means the removal of trees. It is happening at an alarming rate.

What is the cutting down of trees know as?

Felling is the process of cutting down trees, an element of the task of logging. The person cutting the trees is a feller.

How does cutting down trees affect climate change?

The trees of tropical forests, like all green plants, take up carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and release oxygen during photosynthesis. When forests are cut down, much of that stored carbon is released into the atmosphere again as CO2. This is how deforestation and forest degradation contribute to global warming.

Why is it necessary to cut down trees?

A common reason why it may be absolutely necessary is that the tree is dying and could fall and injury people or property. Cutting down a tree can be extremely dangerous. Because of that, it is usually a good idea to hire a professional to do it for you.

How tall does a tree have to be to cut a tree?

Check with the ranger district for the proper distance. Select a tree with a trunk six inches or less in diameter, and prepare to cut the tree no more than six inches above ground level. Never cut a tall tree just for the top. Select a tree from overstocked areas and thickets.

How many trees can you cut per tag?

Cut only one tree per tag. Attach your tree tag to harvested tree before placing in vehicle. Bring a rope and tarp to move your tree from the harvest area to your vehicle. What about other forest products, such as mushrooms and greenery?

What kind of equipment do you need to cut down trees?

A chainsaw isn’t the only thing that you need when it comes to cutting down a tree. You may also need the following equipment: A Ladder. If you are cutting down a tall tree or if you need it to fall in a certain direction, you may need to attach a rope to it to help direct its fall.

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