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C23 Tamins



Forest management and the woods of a municipality in Switzerland


General information on the forests of Tamins municipality.

Forest communityWide range from broadleaved dominated to conifer dominated stands
Total forest area2119 ha
Main management typesIrregular group shelterwood, group and single-tree selection systems
Total volume305 m³/ha
Annual growth6000 m³ (on the entire area)
Annual use4800 m³ (on the entire area)
Deadwood (standing and lying)Not known
Altitude566–2100 m
OwnershipCommunity forest
GeologyMainly limestone with some crystalline zones
Forest reserves156 ha
Old-growth islands13 ha
Habitat trees0 (so far)
Protective functionPrevent avalanches, rock fall, mudslide and flood