Most of the time when landowners think about what they can do with their timber, they picture logging crews with heavy machinery hauling logs out of a forest straight to a saw mill, and making a passive paycheck. Although this may be true in some circumstances, managing timber properly involves a lot more than just bearded lumberjacks. Do we advise or consult on, and supervise timber harvests for our clients? Absolutely. We are big advocates of sustainable timber harvests.
Mistakenly, many hunters think that bush honeysuckle is a good plant for deer. It's true that they do browse on it occasionally, and that the foliage is pretty high in crude digestible protein. However, it is not necessarily a preferred browse and in most cases when you observe deer eating it, it's because other, better food/browse sources are lacking on the property. Invasive shrubs, like bush honeysuckle and autumn olive, are a detriment to native wildlife habitat and can