Alexander von Elverfeldt

In the Fatherland of Forestry: Baron Alexander von Elverfeldt and Castle Canstein

This article was published in American Forests, 1992.

The goals and dreams of the Baron of Castle Canstein reflect lessons learned over centuries of forest use and abuse.

“With a huge key, the Baron unlocked the heavy wood door. The room in the tower was cool, dry, and dim, just as an archives should be. The thick stone walls had been built in the 17th century for that very purpose, and now hold metal shelves lined with […]