GUIDE TO THE APPLICATION OF THE REGULATION RESPECTING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF FORESTS IN THE DOMAIN OF THE STATE

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Division I – Harvest and optimum use of ligneous matter

Section 152

In a piling area, a forest operations zone having an area less than 4 ha or in any portion in a single block of 4 ha or more included in a forest operations zone, the volume of usable ligneous matter left on the ground or not harvested that exceeds 3.5 m3/ha in the case of a total cutting or that exceeds 1 m3/ha in the case of a partial cutting must be recovered on each of those areas before 1 September following the harvest year.

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Additional information

  • For ligneous matter to be considered recovered, it must be transported out of the forest.
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Deadwood is quality m wood.

Rejected wood is a log or part of a log of a merchantable size that contains such a quantity of defects that it no longer has any value for the forest product industry, except for the development of forest biomass. Logs or parts of logs that meet the criteria provided for in Schedule 13 are deemed to have no value. 

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Objective

  • To avoid wasting wood