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Forestry Equipment

Foresters use a variety of equipment to do their jobs. Click on the different parts of this forester's apparel (don't forget pockets) to take a closer look at some of his equipment.

 

Hardhat Clinometer Prism Increment borer Compass Abney level Dtape Steel toed shoes Steel toed shoes Vest Vest GPS Receiver GPS Receiver

 

  1. If someone appears 1/2 inch tall but is actually 6 feet tall and a tree being measured for height appears 6.5 inches tall, then what is the actual height of the tree in feet?
  2. What two measurements can be taken with a Biltmore stick?
  3. To obtain an accurate diameter of a tree, how many measurements should be taken?
  4. How many feet is equal to one log?

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