Tree Measurement Contest References
In addition to the tree measurement information presented in the Invitational Handbook, here are some links to other references that may help you train your forestry team members how to measure standing trees for their board-foot content.
- Official Invitational Tree Measurement Reference - "How to Measure Trees Using a Tree Scale Stick" (with detailed pictures)
- Official Invitational Tree Scale Sticks
- "Tree Measurement - Using a Biltmore
Stick" by Deborah Hill, University of Kentucky
- "The Biltmore Stick", a video on how to use a Biltmore stick produced by the University of Maryland
- "How to Measure Trees and Logs", by John Slusher, University of Missouri Extension Service
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