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Trees Are a Crop

Trees Are a Crop

| 23 min

This short documentary demonstrates how to efficiently manage a woodlot in order to maximize yearly income. Joe Kelly, a farmer who sold his trees to be cut down wholesale, illustrates the danger of short-sighted planning. Given a second chance on his father's farm, Joe learns to practise selective cutting, which allows for a sustainable woodlot and a steady income. The film also offers information on which trees to cut and how to market the wood.

  • director
    Jack Bordelay
  • producer
    Evelyn Cherry
  • camera
    Charles Beddoe
  • music
    Eldon Rathburn


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Ages 11 to 15

Geography - Natural Resources
Media Education - Documentary Film
Science - Environmental Science

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