Artboard-8-copy-13@2x-2-2040x1305

Stewardship

Forestry & Conservation Blog Archive

Managing Your Woodland for Wildlife

By Dave Duell / March 25, 2022 /

Forest stewardship objectives (timber harvesting, timber stand improvement, etc.) completed in the forest landscape also accomplish wildlife management objectives as well. Therefore, forestry management objectives must consider wildlife management objectives. Some helpful forestry practices for your woodland landscape are as follows: Create or Maintain Wildlife Den Trees in the Forest While snags (dead standing trees)…

Read More

Tactical Life Lessons for 2022

By Dave Duell / January 15, 2022 /

Alex Honnold’s free solo climb of El Captain is the epitome of epic. This gritty pioneer of free solo mountain climbing surmounted this feat that no other has ever done. This seemingly impossible venture was made possible by his meticulous climbing experience, determined preparation, and raw confrontation of the risk of dying. Traversing the rigors…

Read More

Planning Your Tree Planting

By Dave Duell / October 26, 2021 /

If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail. It is human nature to be lazy. Do not make this common mistake before investing time, money, resources, and sweat equity into your tree planting project. Consider this simple seven step process for planning your tree planting: Site conditions Nursery selection Type of planting stock…

Read More
Conservation Ideas and Strategies on Small Properties

Woodland & Wildlife Management | Practicing Conservation on Small Properties in Ohio

By Dave Duell / October 1, 2021 /

We had enough with the status quo! The spring of 2020 brought change to the landscaping around the front border of our house. The traditional landscaping needed to go—haustas, Japanese maple, juniper, etc. Our mission was to create pollinator habitat. This proved to be a bit of a challenge, but we were able to establish…

Read More

Are you thinking about selling timber?

By Dave Duell / September 15, 2021 /

Are you thinking about selling timber? Take time and consider the following before selling your timber. Consider taking your time. Consider establishing a woodland stewardship plan. Consider calling a Ohio Division of Natural Resources (ODNR) service forester. Consider calling a consulting forester. High standing timber prices peak interest in buying and selling timber. In fact,…

Read More

Have Questions About
Forestry & Conservation?

We are your resource for Ohio and Pennsylvania forestry and conservation. Contact Legacy Land & Wildlife today.