Forest Forensics: Clues in the woods to historic crimes against nature, and the consequences today
“Forest Forensics” was first published in October of 2019 in Blue Ridge Outdoors Online then republished in Rewilding Earth in February 2020.
“There are no bodies, no police tape, no cluster …
Living in the Appalachian Forest: True Tales of Sustainable Forestry
Living in the Appalachian Forest: True Tales of Sustainable Forestry, Stackpole Books, 2002.
From a tattooed ex-con logger to the Republican president of the Sierra Club, from industrial strength timbering to the delicate art of virtually wild forest herb gardening, this book examines the people and the practices that
The Appalachian Forest: A Search for Roots and Renewal
The Appalachian Forest: A Search for Roots and Renewal, published by Stackpole Books, 1998.
More than a biological overview, The Appalachian Forest is also an exploration of Appalachian life and its many contradictions, including the poverty of a region so rich in natural resources. From Cherokees to bear hunters,
The Great Forest
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“The Great Forest” was published in the Wilderness Magazine, spring 1994.
“Rage is not the politically correct emotion to feel in an old growth forest. Awe, veneration, respect, humility, these are expected. But I want to …
The Case for Eastern Old-Growth
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“The Case for Eastern Old-Growth” was published in American Forests, May/June 1989.
This is the first article to raise the issue of new old-growth in the formerly deforested East.