Thinning is a way to select the survivors according to your goals, and also gives you a chance to capture some products from the trees that will die.
The volume of urban tree removals across the U.S. is mind-boggling, and many discarded urban trees produce beautiful lumber products if given a second chance.
The traditional definition of a board foot (BF) is not very practical when the actual measurement is done. Find out why.
Hawaii's most prized tree species, the Acacia koa is a large, evergreen broad leaf tree and the only Acacia endemic to the islands.
The author recalls a big mallet his granddad made to pound iron wedges when falling trees.
Each year Scott Maker offers local students an opportunity to walk in his 50- acre tree farm and experience the process of determining which trees to cut, felling the trees, and milling the logs into lumber.