Our forestland provides its own set of interactive complexities. We are upgrading our trail system to maintain close attention to the trees and other forest dwellers. Our forest plan emphasizes to long-term vitality while simultaneously utilizing the short -term benefits of by products such as carefully harvested firewood, chips, poles and lumber. We are embracing climate change, harvesting diminishing trees, as we prepare to interplant new tree varieties for the future including hardwoods and nut trees to make way for new long-term vitality.

Our Efforts Also Include

Growing food in the forest:

  • Mushrooms
  • Edible
  • Understories

Developing wildlife habitat to always include:

  • Birds
  • Bats
  • Various Mammals
  • Microbes
  • Amphibians
  • And the many tiers of forest life

Human access & opportunities for forest bathing include:

  • Trails
  • Meditation sites
  • Bird watching
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