Process of harvesting trees, sawing them into appropriate lengths (bucking), and transporting them (skidding) to a sawmill. The different phases of this process vary with local conditions and technologyIn the 19th century logging was a hand process, and in some parts of the world it has remained one.  In colder regions, trees are felled by ax in winter and conveyed by a sled drawn by oxen.

The harvester working in a forest. Renewable resources theme.