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Forestry Technical Publications

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FPD-1
R.M.S. Ecologger - 230D Timber Jack Skidder System Trail. 1977 (W.E. Strong)

FPD-2
Proceedings of the conference on the sawmilling industry, Gander, March 17, 18, 1978.

FPD-3
Cable logging trials in Newfoundland 1978 by K.S. Colbert

FPD-4
Whole Tree Chips; An Experimental Fuel Supplement, March 1979 (W.P. Duffett)

FPD-5
Commercial Wood Heating In Central Newfoundland 1979 (P. Duffett)

FPD-6
Cable Logging. A Supervisor's Guide 1980(K.S. Colbert)

FPD-7
St. John's Fuelwood Project 1980 (R.C. Dicks)

FPD-8
Internal Report (Rayo Forest Products Case Study)

FPD-9
Forestry Statistics - Newfoundland and Labrador, 1981

FPD-10
Feasibility of Harvesting White Spruce Poles in Goose Bay Labrador area 1982 (B. Garland and R. Ledrew)

FPD-11
Evaluation of Mint Brook chipping trials 1982 (R. Ledrew)

FPD-12
Report on wood chip fuel harvesting and chipping development trial (FPD-WF-1) in Central Newfoundland 1982 (B. Buggie)

FPD-13
Chipping of slabs, for fuel, from a portable carriage sawmill, in central Newfoundland using a Morbark Eeger Beaver Chipper 1983 (B. Buggie)

FPD-14
Report on the Morbell Logger Feller Buncher trials in Central Newfoundland 1983 (R. Ledrew)

FPD-15
Report on S-10 International Grapple Skidder 1983 (R. Ledrew)

FPD-16
Report on the Mechanical Site Clearing Trial at St. George's 1983 (R. Ledrew)

FPD-17
Summary of the road clearing trial with Morbell Feller Buncher on the Buchans Right-of-way 1983 (R. Ledrew)

FPD-18
Harvesting pure white birch stands with the Morbell Feller Buncher 1983 (R. Ledrew)

FPD-19
Biomass fuel survey Newfoundland 1983 (B.Buggie)

FPD-20
Evaluation of the Chipper Transporter Harvesting System in Project FPD WF 2 1982-3 (M. Mackey)

FPD-21
Roundwood harvesting trials with the Morbell Feller Buncher in North Central Newfoundland 1983 (R. Ledrew)

FPD-22
Evaluation of whole tree chipping system in Project FPD WF 3 1982-83 (M. Mackey)

FPD-23
Evaluation of the Chipper/Transporter harvesting system in Project FPD WF 4 1983-84 (B. Buggie)

FPD-24
Harvesting utilization study of pulpwood logging operations in Newfoundland 1984 (G. Small, D. Lambert and J. Connors)

FPD-25
Actual Chip Harvest Yields by Forest Products Development Division on Several Newfoundland Forest Types with Cruise/Inventory Data (B. Buggie)

FPD-26
Mechanical harvesting of low volume rounded near Miquel Lake 1984 (R. Ledrew)

FPD-27
Analysis of whole tree chipping of burned timber 1984 (R. Ledrew)

FPD-28
Forest Industry Study of Management Unit 2 (R. M. Pelley, G. Small, W. Alexander)

FPD-29
Preliminary Feasibility Study for a Wood Fired Combustion System to supply the base heat load for the Wooddale Provincial Tree Nursery (B. Buggie)

FPD-30
Unavailable

FPD-31
Fuelwood study for Fishery Products, Catalina Plant; an analysis of the fuel wood resource and estimated cost to the plant 1984 (B. Buggie, W.T. Kelly)
Maps

FPD-32
Evaluation of High Flotation Tire Trials in Central and Western Newfoundland (R. H. Ledrew)

FPD-33
Chipping Information Report #1 (B. Buggie, D. White)

FPD-34
Woodfuel Study for Stephenville, Corner Brook, Grand Falls and Gander.  Project FPD WF 6 (Woodlot Services (1978 Ltd.)

FPD-35
Commercial Woodchip Fuel Study for Erco, Long Harbour Plant (B. Buggie, W. Kelly and E. Salter)

FPD-36
Martin Track Testing for Pulpwood Extraction over Poor Terrain Conditions (Buggie & James)

FPD-37
Bruks 800 Off Road Chipping Trail in Central Newfoundland (K. Pike)
Part 1 Part 2

FPD-38
Wide Tire Trial on Steep Slopes in Western Newfoundland. May 1986 (D. Pickett)

FPD-39
Assessment and analysis of an off road chipping system using a Bruks 1001 CT Chipharvester in Central Newfoundland FPD WF 5. March 1987 (K. Pike)

Part 1  Part 2  Part 3  Part 4  Part 5 

FPD-40
Chipping Information Report No. 2, June 1986 (B. Buggie, K.L. Pike, D.R. White)

Part 1  Part 2  Part 3 

FPD-41
Report on Bruks 1001 Off Road Chipping Trial in Central Newfoundland. May 1987 (K. Pike)

FPD-42
Steep Slope Logging Trial with Wide Tires on C.B.P.P. Operating Area. July 1987 (K. Pike)

FPD-43
Report on Roddickton Forest Biomass Trial September 1987 (E. Young)

FPD-44
Report on Hardwood Sawlog Extraction Trial in conjunction with a Morbark Model 22 Roadside Chipping Operation in Central Newfoundland September 1987 (E. Young)

FPD-45
Determination of Potential loss in Merchantable Volume resulting from increases in Stump Height. December 1987 (G. Forward)

FPD-46
Integrated Logging Trial with Morbark Model 20 chipper in Central Newfoundland. February 1988 (E. Young)

FPD-47
Harvesting Trial with the Denis D-55 Directional Feller Mounted on a Komatsu PC 60-5 in Central Newfoundland, January 1988 (Keith L. Pike)

FPD-48
Shortwood Forwarder Productivity, A Newfoundland Study, March 1988 (Gerry A. Cormier)

FPD-49
Tapio 400 Tree Harvesting Head on a Treefarmer C5 Forwarder in Central Newfoundland, June 1988 (Eric M. Young)

Part 1  Part 2 

FPD-50
Steep Slope Logging Study, June 1988 Highlands Contracting Ltd.

FPD-51
Logging Systems in Newfoundland, March 1989 (FERIC)

FPD-52
Bonavista Peninsula Sawmill Residue Study, 1989 (Eric M. Young)

FPD-53
Portable Winch Systems For Commercial Thinning In Newfoundland; Productivity, Costs and Comparisons 1989 (Dave L. Tulk)

FPD-54
Commercial Thinning Trails Near Roddickton, NL 1989 (Eric Young & Bill Buggie)

FPD-55
Performance Evaluation of A Prototype Cable Yarding Truck in Western Newfoundland, 1989 (Paul Hynes & Eric Young)

FPD-56
Evaluation of a Peterson Pacific Delimber/Debarker/Chipper (DDC 5000) Processing Small Diameter Wood in Central Newfoundland, 1990 (Bill Buggie & Eric Young)

FPD-57
Productivity and Variable Cost Summary For Five Forwarders Equipped With Wide Tires; and Update of Wide Tire Growth in Newfoundland 1988-89 (Stirling James, Eric Young & Bill Buggie)

FPD-58
The Development of a Productivity Output Guide For Timberjack 230 and C6D Tree Farmer Shortwood Forwarders in Newfoundland, 1990 (Paul S. MacDonald)

FPD-59
Performance Evaluation of a Tufab GS 301 Harvester in Central Newfoundland, 1989 (Stirling James & Eric Young)

FPD-60
Wide Tires Versus Conventional Tire Forwarders - Two Comparative Studies, 1988 and 1990 (Eric Young, 1991)

FPD-61
Evaluation of a Truck Yarder on Difficult Terrain in Western Newfoundland, 1990 (Dan Doherty)

FPD-62
Labrador Wood Transportation and Quality Study, 1991 (Eric Young)

FPD-63
An Alternative For The Consideration of Newfoundland's Smaller Sawmill Owners To Consolidate Into More Efficient, Larger Operations (Bill Buggie, 1992)

FPD-64
Possible Increase in Fibre Utilization Through The Evaluation of A Peterson - Pacific Delimber Debarker Chipper (DDC)5000 (Dan Myles, 1992)

FPD-65
Field Evaluation of a Portable Tub Grinder Processing Woody Residue In Central and Eastern Newfoundland, 1992 (Eric M. Young, P.Eng.)

FPD-66
Roadside Slash Mulching Trial With a Timber Wolf Model BM55 Brushcutter (Wayne Brown, CBPP February 1993)

FPD-67
Fuel Supply Options Review For the Western Memorial Regional Hospital. (Strong Engineering Ltd, 1992)

FPD-68
Comparative Analysis of Full-tree and Tree-Length Harvesting Systems in Western Newfoundland. (FERIC, 1993)

FPD-69
Extraction of Sawlogs From a Tree Length Pulpwood Harvesting Operation. (E. Young & K. Pike, 1994)

FPD-70
Extraction Trials In Commercial Thinnings Using The F4-Dion and Xtractor Forwarders Near Roddickton, NL. (Rosswog,1993)

FPD-71
Preliminary Evaluation of Potential for Waste Wood Fuel Melville Hospital Final Report. (Acres International, 1994)

FPD-72
Preliminary Evaluation of Potential for Waste Wood Fuel Cartwright, Labrador Final Report. (Acres International, 1994)

FPD-73
Field Evaluation of a Farm Tractor and Trailer in a Commercial Thinning Operation. (Walter MacFarlane, 1994)

FPD-74
Wood Preservative Treatment Pre-feasibility Study. (J.P. Hosli, 1995)

FPD-75
The Sawmill Consolidation Concept: Views of Smaller, Full-time Operators in Eastern Newfoundland. (Veitch & Company, 1995)

FPD-76
Implications of Full Tree Logging In Western Newfoundland. March 1995 (Joseph Henry)

FPD-77
Impact of Extraction Distance on Skidder Productivity. January 1996 (Paul Hynes & Eric Young)

FPD-78
Sutton's Pond Comparative Harvesting Trial. February, 1996 (Lawlor, Hynes & Young).

FPD-79
Evaluation of Logging Systems in Newfoundland: Ramifications to The Timber Supply Analysis - Part I March 1996 (Young & Hynes).

FPD-80
Wood Preservative Treatment of Newfoundland Black Spruce. June 1996 (Hosli & Laporte)

FPD-81
Field Evaluation of the Rottne 2002 and Rocan-T Thinning Harvesters. November 1996 (Young & Russell)

FPD-82
1994/95 Thin Kerf Sawing Trial - Final Report. November 1996 (Winters, NLPA)

FPD-83
Comparative Sawmill Study - Carriage vs Carriage & Bandsaw. December, 1996. (Young & Russell)

FPD-84
Air Drying of Construction Lumber in Newfoundland and Labrador. December, 1996. (Young & Russell)

FPD-85
High Capacity Forwarders and Their Potential for Newfoundland. May, 1997. (Young & Russell)

FPD-86
A Review of the Trans-portation of Pulpwood in Newfoundland. June, 1997. (Gerrish, edited by Young)

FEIS-87
A Review of Contractor Built Roads on Crown Limits in Newfoundland & Labrador. January, 1998. (Young, MacNeil & Costello)

FEIS-88
Site Evaluation of Two Cable Yarding Operations in Western Newfoundland. February, 1999. (Myles & Russell)

FEIS-89
An Evaluation of a Steyr KSK 20 Cable Yarder in Western Newfoundland. June, 2002. (Mark J.McCarthy, edited by Dan Myles)

FEIS-91
Riparian Zone Management - The Black Lake Case Study Central Newfoundland. December, 2003. (Joe Meaney, edited by Dan Myles & Eric Young)

FEIS-92
Riparian Zone Management Case Study. January, 2005. (Jason Glode, edited by Dan Myles & Eric Young)

FEIS-93
Field Comparison of Synthetic Fiber and Steel Cable Mainlines in Western Newfoundland. January, 2006. (Adam Anderson, edited by Dan Myles & Eric Young)

FEIS-94
Ground Disturbance and Stand Re-Establishment on Summer Shortwood Clearcut Harvesting Operations in Newfoundland. December, 2007. (Devon Murray, edited by Dan Myles & Eric Young)

FEIS-95
The Effects of Pre-Commercial Thinning on Harvester Productivity, Utilization and Cull in Western Newfoundland. November, 2007. (Jessica Murray, edited by Dan Myles & Eric Young)

FEIS-96
The Effects of Harvesting Biomass on Harverter Productivity on the Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland. February, 2009. (Dion Rideout, edited by Joe Russell)

FEIS-97
Ground Disturbance Reassessments Following Shortwood Clearcut Harvesting Operations in Insular Newfoundland. August, 2009. (Jeremy Short, edited by Dan Myles & Eric Young)

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