Published on November 12, 2019
As older boilers reach replacement age, it’s well worth considering systems that burn renewable and cost-competitive wood chips. Michigan is well-poised to expand this very environmentally-friendly heating fuel.
Published on October 25, 2019
The environmental impacts of items that we use every day can be difficult to fully understand. Protocols exist to assess a “cradle to grave” life cycle of any product, but not everything has been put to this sort of intense examination.
Published on September 12, 2019
High quality sites are described by certain soil properties, particularly soils that are nutrient-rich and well-drained. The retreating glaciers left us with a generous mix of landforms and young soil compositions.
Published on August 9, 2019
Learn to recognize oak wilt and how to prevent and control this devastating disease. A timely response can mean the difference between losing one tree or many.
Published on July 26, 2019
Loggers and logging are essential to the success of our society and forest environments. Yet, like many occupations, most people are unaware of the of the job description and the people that spend their lives working in the field of logging.
Published on July 2, 2019
Managing a forest is an exercise in both personal gain and providing benefits for many others, including a raft of wildlife species. Our forests require tending in order provide most of the goods and services that we expect.