A Landowner's Guide to Managing Your Woods

How to Maintain a Small Acreage for Long-Term Health, Biodiversity, and High-Quality Timber Production

Author: Anne Larkin Hansen,Mike Severson,Dennis L. Waterman

Publisher: Storey Publishing

ISBN: 1603427309

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 256

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Whether you have a few acres of trees in the suburbs or a small commercial forest, you can encourage a healthy and sustainable ecosystem through proper woodland management. This introductory guide shows you how to identify the type, health, and quality of your trees and suggests strategies for keeping your woodland thriving.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Nature

Author: Gabrielle Navarre

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1477718214

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 144

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Many exciting and rewarding careers exist for nature lovers, many of which don’t require a college degree. The author presents a variety of jobs that allow people to make a living in the great outdoors, from guiding tourists on whitewater rafting expeditions to photographing exotic animals in distant, beautiful locales. Careers such as park ranger, wildland firefighter, and ecotourism planner allow people to enjoy some of the world’s most spectacular environments while also protecting these areas for future generations. Helpful career-related resources such as organizations, books, magazines, and blogs follow each chapter, and stunning color photographs draw in the reader.