How can we sustainably clear land?

Brush cleaning usually uses mowers and hydro-axing. Cutting is efficient for areas that have a lot of weeds, and hydro-axing quickly removes thick growth. Both methods help to provide a large amount of mulch for the topsoil and do not disturb the surrounding plant and animal life. As shredding machines clean unwanted trees, this eco-friendly technology leaves soil structures intact, eliminates erosion and runoff pollution.

Machines can mulch trees to the ground, leaving the roots of neighboring trees intact. When clearing the land, it is essential not to cause damage to the ground. Damaging the soil means that grass and trees will have difficulty growing in the area, and it can also damage the flow of water in the land, leading to flooding. Mulch is used to revive the topsoil and helps prevent erosion.

With an increasing general environmental awareness, most people are looking for the best and most efficient means to clean up the earth. One option that should be considered is quilting. Many know the benefits of mulching lawns, but mulching trees can have an even more positive impact. Land clearing activities, regardless of purpose, should be carried out with careful consideration of underlying soil health, prevention of soil erosion in adjacent lakes, streams and wetlands, and conservation of native plants and wildlife.

Therefore, proper ground cleaning involves a considerable greater effort than simply moving an excavator across the ground. If you choose sustainable forestry instead of logging, you can take some trees from the land from time to time, at the same time preserving the ecosystem and natural beauty of the area you have purchased. For Gyro-Trac customers, additional hauling and unloading costs are eliminated, while on-site storage of one-ton bales promotes sustainable land use. The importance of sustainability in land clearance is reflected in the product range of the North American company Gyro-Trac.

However, have you ever thought about harvesting this wood sustainably? For terrain developers, this is not always a priority. If you're concerned about sustainable logging of your land, consider trying “sustainable forestry.” With sustainable deforestation, the woodcutter or owner only takes specific trees from the area, leaving the rest to replant new trees and continue to grow. Of course, since removing all the trees from a plot of land removes the ecosystem that existed there, cutting down all the trees to create farmland is the least sustainable option available.