The overall goals of the project are to reduce the net cost of reducing fire danger in forested areas of the central Sierra Nevada, California, and improve the feasibility of utilizing removed biomass for useful energy.
This page contains audio-visual material collected for specific equipment, project report, presentations, and other resources relevant to the project.
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|Single function machines|
||Continuous felling and processing (row-planted energy wood)|
|Steep terrain chassis|
|Extraction (primary transport)
|Yarder with grapple carriage|
|Yarder with self propelled carriage|
||Multi-stem harvesting head|
|Transport||Stinger-steered chip van- photos courtesy of Dave Haston, USDA Forest Service, San Dimas Technology and Development Center|
|Multi Function Machines|
|Bioenergy wood harvester|
|Felling/Processing||Remote controlled harvester|
|Extraction/Transport||Roll-on Roll-off bunks|