America's Nonfederal Forests

Don Staples dstaples at
Fri Jan 30 12:18:47 EST 1998

TREEFARMER at wrote:
> Wild animals never cease to amaze me. To think deer would come within 75
> feet of a person thinning walnuts, with a chainsaw. It's almost like, as
> long as they know your busy. your not a threat. Turkeys have reacted the
> same way. To think that one can take old compacted clay cattle pasture,
> plant 8 different varieties of trees, and increase the variety of
> wildlife. Where one used to find only Killdeer now one finds hawks and
> owls. Time will tell whether tree farms are better for the environment
> than 5 acre house lots.

Yes, but some would say that it is a "treefarm" and by that term denie
that you have improved the land.

Don Staples
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