Sustainable Forest Management

“A young man,” the saying goes, “plants turnips.  An old man plants trees.” As I get on in my years (I’m pushing 60), the idea of leaving behind a legacy becomes more important. Few legacies last longer and affect more people than trees. If you are lucky enough to have a woodlot, you probably have […]

Safely Moving Logs to your Portable Sawmill or Firewood Processor

If you’ve been around a full-scale logging crew, you’ve probably watched the industrial skidders pull out a 1,000 board feet of logs in a single pull, pushing aside anything that gets in their way. The days are pretty much gone when an independent logger with a chain saw and four-wheel-drive winch truck heads to the […]