Important Forestry Tools and Use

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Important Forestry Tools and Use. Reforestation Tools. Dibble, KCB Bars, and hoedads are hand tools that are used to replant trees. Holes are opened in the ground with the tool then the seedling is placed in the hole and dirt is pack around the seedling. Compass. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Important Forestry Tools and Use

Important Forestry Tools and UseReforestation ToolsDibble, KCB Bars, and hoedads are hand tools that are used to replant trees.Holes are opened in the ground with the tool then the seedling is placed in the hole and dirt is pack around the seedling.

CompassThere are two types of hand held compassesQuadrantMeasures in 4 quadrantsAzimuthMeasures in 360 degreesStaff CompassMost accurate of the non digital compasses.

ClinometerUsed to show slope and height of objects.Commonly used to measure heights of trees in forestry

Loggers TapeUsed to measure distance from objects, lengths of logs, and diameters of trees

Diameter TapeUsed to measure the diameter of treesSmaller than a loggers tape but about as accurate.

Drip TorchUsed to control fuel loads in pine standsUsed as a forest fire fighting tool

Fire Fighting Hand ToolsFire RakeHand tool that is used to remove fuel form a fire line or around a spot fireFire SwatterUsed to smother fire in straw and low grass and weeds, removes air from the firePulaski Forester AxeForestry multi tool, used to chop and dig fire lines in rough ground.

Back-pack Fire PumpAllows a wild-land fire fighter to pack water to a fire where it would not be avaiable

10 Factor PrismUsed to determine the amount of standing timber in a given plot.Used to calculate Basal Area of a given plot

Tree Marking GunTool used to make which trees to cut/leaveAlso used to make land line or plot boundaries.