A Chesapeake Watershed Forester girdles a Sweetgum tree (Liquidambar styraciflua) in the forest of an Eastern Shore Maryland farm. This technique is used to eliminate a undesirable tree.

Girdling a Sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua)

A Chesapeake Watershed Forester girdles a Sweetgum tree (Liquidambar styraciflua) in the forest of an Eastern Shore Maryland farm. This technique is used to eliminate a undesirable tree.

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Author(s)Jane Hawkey
Author CompanyIntegration and Application Network
Date Created2013-05-30
AlbumHuman > Forestry
TypePhoto
Project(s)Coordination support for adapting to climate change
Dimensions3072 x 2048
Filesize5 MB
Number of Downloads20
Filetype(s) JPG
LicenseAttribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0)
Required AttributionJane Hawkey, Integration and Application Network (ian.umces.edu/media-library)