Monthly Archives: October 2018

Conservation by Those Getting Their Hands Dirty

My article for the next issue of “Virginia Forests.” I was a city kid, but my urban Milwaukee public schools featured nature and forestry programs.  These sojourns into nature changed my life. I would not be a forest owner and … Continue reading

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Forest Stewardship Plan for John Matel and Christine Johnson, Freeman Tract

Forest Stewardship Plan for John Matel and Christine Johnson, Freeman Tract Introduction This Forest Stewardship Management Plan covers the examination of approximately 103 acres of forestland in Brunswick Country, near Freeman. The tract map is included. The tract is mostly … Continue reading

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October Forest Visit

I hate to look at it, but I have to learn from the mistake. The lesson that I take is not to do a fire during the growing season, especially when they trees are throwing up new growth. Southern pine … Continue reading

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Book Notes

A few book notes, before the memory fades. I notice that my books seem to cluster, i.e. there is overlap and synergy among them. No doubt some comes from my own interest and choices, but I think some of this … Continue reading

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Mesa Verde

Alex and I were at the ruins at Mesa Verde about this time last year. We also visited Choco Canyon. Chrissy and I later visited several Pueblo sites in New Mexico. It is a fascinating study. The Pueblo lived in … Continue reading

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