Woodland News and Notes Cutting the oak forest to save it Forestry field days are great for both the knowledge and enthusiasm they share. It's nice to be among others who understand your passion for working in the woods -- rather than playing golf or boating on a favorite lake. One about managing oak woods, held at the farm of Joe and Wendy Koehler (above) provided a look at a successful oak regeneration project. To read more, click here.
Managed Forest Law A recent case defines who gets the money if a landowner withdraws prematurely from the Managed Forest Law program. Read the full report.
Future of our forests Attendees at a woodland owners' conference find out about the perils and potential lying in Wisconsin's woods. Click here for the story.
A day with 2 experts
in low-impact logging John Adametz might be described as a professor of logging. With minimal damage to the woodlands, he and his team of two Percherons put on a demonstration at the Riveredge Nature Center. Read the report.
A walk in the woods
We spent a morning with our consulting forester as he marked trees for harvest in a woods in Walworth County. Follow along to learn more.
Field day demonstrates
how to mow a tree Pruning shearers and saws aren't the only way to attack woody invasives like cedar, buckthorn and honeysuckle. A forestry mower can do the work of a dozen people in short order. Click here to read more.