You can thank us later: Yes, there ARE ways to prevent western hemlock from sinking!

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Western hemlock can have higher moisture content than most other native trees, causing it to sink during transportation and storage in water.

FPI 5july 2aAdditionally, younger hemlock and hemlock tops have large rings and are more susceptible to sinking. The bigger the rings, the more likely the hemlock is to take on water.

Is sinkage of western hemlock preventable? Yes! Learn about harvest timing and other strategies to reduce sinking. We’ve got just the guide for you: Best Practices Guide on Preventing Sinkage of Western Hemlock.

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