Steve and Ann Larkin Hansen, authors of Maintaining Small-Farm Equipment, have run a family farm in Wisconsin for the last 20 years. While Steve has kept their farm equipment running smoothly, Ann has authored books, including The Organic Farming Manual, A Landowner’s Guide to Managing Your Woods, Finding Good Farmland, Making Hay, and Electric Fencing. She has also served as a regional editor for The Country Today and a contributing writer to Mother Earth News.
Mike Severson is a Certified Master Logger, licensed arborist, and tree surgeon. He is dedicated to sustainable forestry and education for good forest management.
Dennis L. Waterman is a professional consulting forester who serves private landowners with small acreages. His services include forest stewardship management plans; timber harvest; and forest inventory, mapping, and appraisals.
I'm new to this topic, so although much of the information may seem basic to others, it was a perfect introduction for me. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lynn in California
I recently purchased 70 acres in the lower Berkshires of Massachusetts. Each chapter of this book relates well to all of the complex questions and issues that I am facing regarding... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Andrew the Bear
We live in rural Maine and own a small parcel of 10 acres but want to thin out the trees that are not doing well and provide a better environment for the larger trees. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Deb Armstrong
Good all-around explanation of what you need to know to manage your woods. It doesn't beat meeting with your state forester, but is excellent preparation so you're an informed... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Gardening Diva
I will pay for my land by harvesting some of the timber. This book and a couple of others are going to give me the knowledge I need to do it!Published 18 months ago by HungerDoctor
...to have made it my textbook for a forestry course I teach. My introductory course focuses on practical aspects of woodlot management, along with some basic tree biology and... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Steven Jakobi