An official website of the United States government.

The .gov means it's official.
Federal government websites always use a .gov or .mil domain. Before sharing sensitive information online, make sure you're on a .gov or .mil site by inspecting your browser's address (or "location") bar.

This site is also protected by an SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) certificate that's been signed by the U.S. government. The https:// means all transmitted data is encrypted - in other words, any information or browsing history that you provide is transmitted securely.

Thesaurus Search Results

felling
Subject Category
K Forest Science and Forest Products
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
The cutting down of standing trees. "Felling" is not a synonym for logging nor harvesting. These latter terms also include removal of felled trees and some initial processing of the timber prior to removal.
Definition Source
Schwarz, Charles F.; Thor, Edward C.; Elsner, Gary H. 1976. Wildland planning glossary. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-13. Berkeley, Calif.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/39772.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/39772
Broader Term
logging
Narrower Term
illicit felling
improvement felling
sanitation felling
selective felling
sour felling
Related Term
log yarding
Spanish
tala
Term Number
39772