Forestry stories, books, poems, and more

26 results

A surprising find after a clean burn-off. Read More
A followup of my last essay about Ethiopia's plantings and what individuals can do to enhance micro-climates. Read More

Tags: trees, forestry, co2

Ethiopia has created a record for the number of trees planted in a day. Read More
Plans for the annual ball went awry. Read More

Tags: ball, gale, forestry

Remembering the dozer driver. Read More

Reads: 197

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Footsteps, yarns and little fibs House

Appointed to a new forest but the start wasn't easy. Read More
Held up by a wet day I found I had something to say. Read More
Two heifers went off on a jaunt. Read More

Short Story / Memoir

December 26, 2017

The ping was an understatement! Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

Short Story / Memoir

December 19, 2017

Reads: 321

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Footsteps, yarns and little fibs House

A deserved rest came to an end - abruptly. Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

Reads: 255

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The Footsteps, yarns and little fibs House

A strong wind whipped up a fire Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

A bit of fish to supplement the diet. Read More
Russell was an old-school forester, with a knowledge of local history. During our short time together he became a mentor. Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

Out in the wop-wops, the bulldozer was stuck! Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

Paulownia tomentosa is a beautiful tree and my safe, comfortable place. Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

Essay / Memoir

February 24, 2017

Four young women came to work in the rough, tough environment of forestry. Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

Essay / Memoir

January 18, 2017

An early fire season, extra fuel and dangerous conditions - leave matches at home! Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

Sometimes standing back. minding your own business, you see little dramas unfold. Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

Caught out in a storm, the two made the best of their situation. Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

Waiting for the chopper to arrive. Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

Some sorting out needed to be done after an arguement. Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

Pulling strings to maintain a workforce. Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

Short Story / Memoir

October 27, 2016

Jimmy was a quiet, reliable horse and a good mate to work with. Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

Allan was new to the district but didn't sit on his hands. Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

Chasing after the sound of rifle shots. Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

A small but significant area of forest was doomed! Read More

Tags: henry, forestry

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