A landowner's guide to managing your woods : how to maintain a small acreage for long-term health, biodiversity, and high-quality timber production / Ann Larkin Hansen, Mike Severson, Dennis L. Waterman.
"Beginning with an explanation of the natural processes governing forest development, the authors present active steps you can take to guide your woodland toward a state of health and beauty and sustainably produce one of the world's greatest renewable resources -- wood."--P.  of cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-292) and index.
Why manage your woods? -- How forests grow -- Taking a woodland inventory -- Establishing goals -- Working with a forester -- Working in the woods: landowner projects -- The logging industry -- Harvesting timber -- Finances and legacies.