Harvesting Forests With Workhorses

Modern logging techniques that rely on heavy machinery to
pull – or skid – logs out of the woods have long been criticized as too
destructive. However, throughout the Midwest, there is a resurgence
of interest in a proven method of logging that is considerably lighter
on the land. Today, as in the past, teams of giant
workhorses and men are dragging out one log at a time and making it
pay… for themselves, for the forest’s owners, and possibly for the
long-term health of our forests. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium’s
Ed Janus has more: