Forest Terminology Explained
While undertaking research, you or your students may come across some terms that may need explaining, so we have made it easy for you below.
*FURTHER INFORMATION: The Australian Government Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment (ABARES) has produced an "Australia's forests and forestry glossary" (2020) found here -
Swollen underground root structure developed by most eucalypts, capable of sprouting new shoots if the tree is damaged. Also see copice.
Area where logs are accumulated prior to loading on trucks. See landing.
The process of cutting down trees for wood. Also see harvesting.