Arc Ridge Ltd. - Environmentally Responsible Forest Services


Banff Townsite Fuel Modification Site 1, 1x, 2007

Project consisted of selective harvesting and piling of waste debris on 7.1ha of steep (100%) terrain in Banff townsite.

Project Objective:

Modify forest fuel levels to reduce intensity of wildfires that may occur.

The spider excavator hard at work on the slopes of Banff. Most of this block is 100% slope, the spider shines in these conditions which are far beyond where you would try to operate a conventional excavator. Looking back down the block at the burn piles. The spider working across a slope building burn piles.

More pile building, working down into a small gulley. Looking down on the spider at work. Looking up at the spider, more burn pile building.


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