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The Added Value Sustainable Logging Brings Landowners

The Added Value Sustainable Logging Brings Landowners

Landowners who own woodlands have an opportunity to make use of their land as a long term source of income.  Cyclical harvesting systems that provide ongoing income on a regular basis particularly maximize the long term monetary value of forests, while retaining their...

What Does “Sustainable Logging” Mean?

What Does “Sustainable Logging” Mean?

We hear “sustainable” a lot these days.  Sustainable paper products.  Sustainable produce and farming.  Sustainable energy generation.  Clearly, “sustainable” has become a bit of a buzz word.  It’s important to understand what sustainability actually is and why it...

Finding the Best Firewood For Your Need

Finding the Best Firewood For Your Need

Heating with firewood is an ancient practice.  The first people to heat their living space by burning wood did so more than 300 millennia ago.  We’ve come a very long way from campfires and burning deadfall as a serious source of residential heating since then. ...

What is “Sustainable Logging?”

What is “Sustainable Logging?”

The logging industry has changed a lot in the last several decades.  With sustainable forest management guidelines put out by the USDA, and real research put into what approaches to logging are best for the environment, the days of indiscriminate clear-cutting are...

6 Tips For Stacking Your Firewood Perfectly Every Time

6 Tips For Stacking Your Firewood Perfectly Every Time

If you’ve ever tried to stack green firewood yourself, you know that it can be very frustrating.  Piles collapse, orderly rows bend or fall over, and hours of work are erased.  This is the experience of almost every wood stacking novice. The good news is that it gets...

The Advantages of Kiln-Dried Wood

The Advantages of Kiln-Dried Wood

If you’ve been shopping for firewood and seen the typical options for firewood: green, seasoned, and kiln-dried, then you’ve probably noticed that kiln-dried wood generally costs more than seasoned wood. If you’re asking yourself if kiln-dried firewood is worth the...

In-Home Fire Safety Tips

In-Home Fire Safety Tips

If you’re heating your home with firewood, as so many New Englanders do, you should take some extra precautions to make sure you’re safe all winter.  The US Fire Administration estimates that wood stoves are involved in more than...