A Landowner's Guide to Managing Your Woods: How to Maintain a Small Acreage for Long-Term Health, Biodiversity, and High-Quality Timber Production

Whether you have a few acres of trees in the suburbs or a small commercial forest, you can encourage a healthy and sustainable ecosystem through proper woodland management This introductory guide shows you how to identify the type, health, and quality of your trees and suggests strategies for keeping your woodland thriving.
A Landowner s Guide to Managing Your Woods How to Maintain a Small Acreage for Long Term Health Biodiversity and High Quality Timber Production Whether you have a few acres of trees in the suburbs or a small commercial forest you can encourage a healthy and sustainable ecosystem through proper woodland management This introductory guide show

  • Title: A Landowner's Guide to Managing Your Woods: How to Maintain a Small Acreage for Long-Term Health, Biodiversity, and High-Quality Timber Production
  • Author: Anne Larkin Hansen Mike Seversen Dennis L. Waterman
  • ISBN: 9781603428002
  • Page: 454
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “A Landowner's Guide to Managing Your Woods: How to Maintain a Small Acreage for Long-Term Health, Biodiversity, and High-Quality Timber Production”

    1. Note: I recently bought a property with app. 25 acres of wooded land. This book is being reviewed that that being the primary thought in mind.Managing your Woods is a good, basic book on some of the necessities involved if one desires to "manage" nature to the extent that it is possible to do so. This book does offer the new landowners insights into possible avenues depending on those goals. But it seems to come from a perspective that land must be managed. Of course, the title assumes managemen [...]

    2. This book was a great read and an excellent primer for when I finally do realize my dream having my own woodlands to manage. If that never happens, at least I can make an informed assessment of other's woodlot management practices.

    3. It's important to note that this is an introductory guide, useful for someone new to forestry management. Explains basic principals and walks you through all the stages of planning and maintaining a healthy forest designed for harvest. Good first book, but-- as the authors repeatedly point out-- filling in the gaps requires a lot of local knowledge via area guides, neighborhood chit-chat, conversations with local loggers, conservation groups, extension services, etc. It's an inspiring place to s [...]

    4. A pretty great manual on sustainable forest management, with an emphasis on harvesting lumber in such a way as to promote a healthy ecosystem.

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