sustainable forestry

A Tale of Two Forests

by Abel Kloster, Director of the Permaculture Design Program at Aprovecho and Co-Director of Resilience Permaculture, LLC. To restore the land one must live and work in a place.  The place will welcome whomever approaches it with respect and attention.  … Continue reading

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Words on Water at Aprovecho

Sustainable logging in Aprovecho's forest

by Abel Kloster High summer on the south facing slope here at Aprovecho is dry.  The creek channel is a cracked gully of bedrock flagstones.  Seed heads shatter or pop on the stalk and leaves curl in the afternoon breeze … Continue reading

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Woody Biomass

by Matthew Hall The search for biofuels continues, and woody biomass is back in the spotlight. Seneca Sawmills is planning to build a wood fired generator to produce electricity. They are planning to haul slash piles from their clear cuts … Continue reading

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