Industry: Forestry And Logging
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Forestry and logging firms cultivate and harvest timber. They manage forests, operate tree farms, nurture seedlings, and buy trees from private landowners. Some plant trees, estimate timber values, or fight forest fires. Others cut trees and haul them to mills. Some gather decorative greens, pinecones, bark, mushrooms, needles, seeds, wild berries, and herbs.
Logging companies cut trees and strip off limbs. They haul logs to sawmills, seaports, and log storage yards. Some companies appraise logs, buy and sell raw wood, or stack logs. Some grind the leftover tree parts into wood chips.
Reforestation requires nurseries to produce seedlings. Timber production requires natural forests, private woodlots, and tree farms. Trees grow slowly. Their maturing time depends on species, climate, and intended use.