On his left were a stone wall and a gate, the boundary of a woodlot
, beyond which lay an orchard, farther still, a mowing field, and last of all, a house.
How many a poor immortal soul have I met well-nigh crushed and smothered under its load, creeping down the road of life, pushing before it a barn seventy-five feet by forty, its Augean stables never cleansed, and one hundred acres of land, tillage, mowing, pasture, and woodlot
! The portionless, who struggle with no such unnecessary inherited encumbrances, find it labor enough to subdue and cultivate a few cubic feet of flesh.
"There are two ways of going at a forest: you can destroy it or you can harvest it sustainably." These are the first words Merv Wilkinson utters to the hundreds of students, naturalists, scientists and others who annually tour his 136-acre woodlot
near Nanaimo on Vancouver Island.
For three years I chased the majestic creature with my camera, never quite getting close enough to take a good picture, but often catching a glimpse of it as it flew away to another woodlot
COUNTRYSIDE: Susan Gateley's article on deer browse in the woodlot
was of special interest (Jan/Feb 2014).
Often overlooked and thought of only in timber terms, there are multiple ways to create income from a small woodlot
beyond selling saw logs.
These are often manageable, but even so, know that your woodlot
will be different going forward.
The Scottish Woodlot
Association - set up to facilitate affordable access to woodland for woodsmen - is working with the Borders Forest Trust at Moffat's Corehead Farm.
will be raised over an area of 20016 hectors.
A small woodlot
hugged the back edge of the property, possibly offering very limited deer potential.
At the Legon site, the studied land-use systems were woodlot
(Leucaena leucocephala), cultivated maize (Zea mays) field, and a natural forest stand.