timber lands http://kplu.org en Herbicide use on commercial timber lands questioned http://kplu.org/post/herbicide-use-commercial-timber-lands-questioned <p>Radio Transcript:</p><p>GELLERMAN: It&#39;s Living on Earth, I&#39;m Bruce Gellerman. Oregon is timber country.
The terrain is steep, dark green, and intensely beautiful. Six million acres of Oregon forest is owned by commercial timber companies. The companies spray the land with herbicide when the trees are young. It&rsquo;s an efficient way to kill every other plant except for the commercially valuable Douglas fir.</p> Thu, 10 May 2012 00:16:27 +0000 KPLU 4977 at http://kplu.org Herbicide use on commercial timber lands questioned