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MN FFA Forestry CDE: Equipment Identification
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used to measure a trees volume.
used to measure around the tree to determine the distance across the middle
device used to take core samples from trees to determine age or detect problems.
device used to measure tree bark thickness.
This tool is more accurate then a Biltmore Stick and measures tree diameter
Pulaski Forester Axe
used for chopping, grubbing and digging fire lines in brushy, rocky terrain.
A microscope with two eyepieces that allows us to see fine detail in 3 dimensional objects and specimens.
used to receive satellite signals and contains an antenna and processor.
used to take core samples of soil.
used to measure from any unobstructed sighting position and at any height on the tree-stump, dbh or merchantable height.
used to estimate basal area of a group of trees.
used to measure stand basal area and tree height and diameter at any point up a tree bole.
-also known as surveyors compass
-used when a higher level of accuracy and precision is needed
A portable compass used primarily for sightings are taking bearings.
Tree Planting Hoe or Bar
used to create a slot in which to plant tree seedlings.
used to calculate the mathematical formula which predicts the usable wood in a log.
used to measure the area of the various contours.
data collection and reader instrument used in land surveying.
Measuring distances in deep forest conditions is easily done by using a device.
plastic tape used for marking locations and specimens in wildlife and forestry management.
Tree Marking Gun
device used to color mark trees for identification or removal.
measurement tape used in forestry.
an instrument used by surveyors in order to measure an angle of inclination or elevation.
Selectively kills trees in forest stands or woody weeds.
used for handling and moving logs.
portable power saw.
Safety Hard Hat
used to protect the head.
used to protect legs when using chainsaw.
used to protect the eyes.
an instrument that measures the height above ground.
keeps accurate count.
Fiberglass Measuring Tape
measuring tape primary made of fiberglass.
A heavy rake with sharp teeth used to remove fuel from an area in the case of a wildland fire or prescribed burn.
A firing device consisting of a canister, a wick, and a fuel mixture that is used in backfire and burnout operations, also called a backfire torch
electronic device that logs and stores data.
Fire Weather Kit
kit that makes weather monitoring on the fireline easier.
used to keep manual forestry logs.
A tool used to control wildland fires or prescribed burns; the tool is used to swat at the burning area removing oxygen from the fire to put out the fire.
a sheet of clear plastic covered with uniformly spaced dots used for determining area measurement with irregular shapes.
Back-pack Fire Pump
carried on the back and used to help put fires out by hand pumping the water.
consists of the following parts: the press frames give strength to the press, allowing pressure to be spread uniformly over the plants dried
used to measure stream discharge.
Soil Test Kit
kit that measure balance and fertility of soil.
instrument used to sample water at various depths.
used to record percent coverage of foliage
Water Test Kit
Used to test water, examples tested include but are not excluded to:
-Total hardness and Calcium
a device used to determine the pH of a solution by measuring the voltage between the two electrodes that are placed in the solution
Hand Lens/Field Microscope
used to help identify items in the field.
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