Topics of Seasonal Interest

Make sure your planted trees survive and thrive

If you haven’t yet, check out the first two parts of this tree planting series here and here. I returned to Julie’s property some weeks after they had completed their tree planting to see how thingsRead More...

Better Birding: How to Get Started?

While taking a family walk on Mother’s Day, my wife pointed out a female Baltimore Oriole in its yellow plumage. My sister-in-law, who could not ID the bird, was impressed. She sighed, ‘I wish I knewRead More...

Tips for involving the next generation in the tree farm

  (Guest Article by: Clint Bentz) The best fertilizer for the land is the footsteps of the owners. This piece of advice was given to me years ago by a 5th generation family forest landowner andRead More...