Stewardship

Forwarder in action sustainable forestry in New Hampshire
A machine called a "forwarder" in action on Blaine Forest in Jaffrey, NH.

This report is one of several produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service as part of the Forests on the Edge project. It displays and describes information at a national level that can improve understanding of forest land development issues.

A Guide to Logging Aesthetics: Practicial Tips for Loggers, Foresters, and Landowners

Geoffrey T. Jones

Published by the Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service, 1993.

A Forester's Guide to Conservation Easements: with particular attention to the practice of forest management on easements held by the Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests. Written by George F. Frame, CF and published by the Forest Society in 2006.

By their nature, and by the nature of their work, foresters oftimes spend their days alone and in the woods.  That’s not a problem; foresters like wandering and either talking to themselves or to the trees.  There isn’t much need of a loud voice unless some absent-minded bear lopes by or they’re …

            I’ve written several times in this column and elsewhere about change and how it upsets what we see as ‘our’ world.  But there has been at least one significant change which, it seems to me, may not have been noticed by most.  We are in a swivet about emerald ash borer and Asian long- …

In the early days of my forestry career it was called Multiple Use Management (MUM).  I’m not sure what it’s called these days, because I never left MUM behind.  It’s what we do at the Forest Society; we try to figure out what the resources are that can be managed for and then develop a plan …

The Society of American Foresters held their annual convention in Spokane Washington last October.  Always an interesting and educational event, this year's conference was entitled Resilient Forests.  For my part, I picked up some rather useful information that relates directly with our current …

You will see lots of references to 75 years in this magazine. It’s a noteworthy anniversary, the diamond anniversary. Nearly two-thirds of the timberland acres in New Hampshire are populated with forests that are very near or have already celebrated their 75th anniversary, according to the 2011 …