Some would argue that as a forester, it’s my job to manage trees. However, I think that the forest, the whole system, is a forester’s true responsibility.
If you’ve been walking through the woods this late summer, you’ve probably noticed acorns — in treetops, hanging from low branches, littering the ground.
I think that anyone who has lived in Hinesburg or Chittenden County for more than a couple of years can agree that things are changing.
It is difficult for many people to distinguish between sugar maple (Acer saccharum) and red maple (Acer rubrum).