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Harvesting Timber

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Kimberly Dockery


Eva School

Morgan County School System


This podcast demonstrates the process of harvesting timber. The forest industry is Alabama’s largest manufacturing industry. The job of the feller buncher, the skidder, and the loader are each described. Pictures and videos illustrate the how each piece of equipment works. Through the podcast, you will be able to see how it takes all three pieces of equipment working together to make harvesting timber successful.

Length: 3:30

Content Areas: Career and Technical Education

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

AFN (9-12) Forestry Equipment
3. Compare uses of tree harvesting equipment.
Examples: skidder, loader, cutting machine, delimber


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