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Reservoir Logging: a Green Wood

From: Pat Maxwell
Series: September 2007 - Isla Earth Radio Series
Length: 01:32

If a tree at the bottom of a lake falls, does it make a sound? Either way, it doesn't matter to lumberjacks at the Triton Logging Company. Read the full description.

Default-piece-image-0 If a tree at the bottom of a lake falls, does it make a sound? Either way, it doesn't matter to lumberjacks at the Triton Logging Company. You see, Triton fells trees at the bottom of lakes, a tack it took as a greener way to cut timber. The company's latest project is Ootsa Lake in northwestern British Columbia...

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Piece Description

If a tree at the bottom of a lake falls, does it make a sound? Either way, it doesn't matter to lumberjacks at the Triton Logging Company. You see, Triton fells trees at the bottom of lakes, a tack it took as a greener way to cut timber. The company's latest project is Ootsa Lake in northwestern British Columbia...