Harvesting Process

The process of getting the trees from the ‘stump to mill’ can be broken down into 5 simple steps. Click on any picture or link for more information.


Felling - Severing the tree from the stump and bringing it to the ground.

 

 

 

 

 

Felling - Severing the tree from the stump and bringing it to the ground.


Extraction - Pulling the tree from the forest area (or ‘stump’) to a landing or roadside.

Extraction - Pulling the tree from the forest area (or ‘stump’) to a landing or roadside.


Processing - Delimbing and topping the tree, and then cutting the stem into logs (‘bucking’).

Processing - Delimbing and topping the tree, and then cutting the stem into logs (‘bucking’).


Loading - Sort, stack and then load out onto logging trucks.

Loading - Sort, stack and then load out onto logging trucks.


Trucking - Deliver the logs from the landing to the mill for processing.

Trucking - Deliver the logs from the landing to the mill for processing.


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