Definitions for "Clearcutting"
The total removal of a merchantable tree crop from an area.
The removal of an entire stand of trees in one cutting with tree reproduction obtained by natural seeding from adjacent stands or from trees that were cut, from advanced regeneration or stump sprouts, or from planting of seeds or seedlings by man.
A silvicultural system in which all merchantable trees are harvested within a specified area in one operation to create an even-aged stand.