Working the woodlot with kids’ future in mind

Forest Decisions on which trees to keep or remove will dictate forests’ health.

Aldo Leopold, a grandparent of the modern conservation movement, remarked that the definition of a conservationist is written better with an axe than a pen. “A conservationist is one who is humbly aware that with each stroke, he is writing his signature on the face of his land,” offered Leopold. I think of this as I decide which trees on my woodlot to cut for firewood…

Read more of Jamie Simpson’s article of June 29, 2015 in the Chronicle Herald.

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