WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST My part-time job is in “Firewood Procurement, Usage, & Maintenance”. Of course I’m kidding, but every person who burns wood knows that it’s a way of life & not just a fuel source. Right now I’m working on wood I’ll be burning 2 orContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Not exactly in the forest, but some trees near people’s homes came down. Last week we had 60mph+ winds mixed in with heavy snow-loads that tipped some trees over. I don’t think the snow on the trees had that much to do with it.Continue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? Went for a ride right before dark yesterday evening to see how the snow was treating the deer. In late winter or early spring, deer – according to deer biologists – are at their lowest in energy reserves. A deep, late snowfall like yesterday’sContinue Reading

WHAT’S GOING ON IN THE FOREST? It’s that time of year again when spring is slowly setting in & deer can easily be seen near roadsides feeding heavily on the first greening of grass. Anecdotally, I feel the deer look better this year than in prior years. That makes sense,Continue Reading