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Wood's land management plan has helped a oncedwindling quail population rebound and thrive. Wildlife
surveyors have estimated that Riverwood has about
one quail every two acres, a fivefold increase from
when he first bought the land.
Using resources such as the National Wild Turkey
Federation's free seed program, Wood has devoted
about 400 acres to soybeans, grains, corn and other
crops earmarked strictly for wildlife. And a visit to the
Lady Bird Johnson Wildlife Center in Texas several
years ago inspired the Woods to plant wildflowers in
large plots scattered across Riverwood, adding vibrant
colors to the property and supporting populations of
bees, butterflies and other pollinators.
Stan Wood says he harvests a section of trees every
three years or so and replaces them with longleaf
pines, which are more fire resistant and were native
to the area before being replaced by faster-growing
species for pulpwood production.
"The longleaf is a superior tree that produces strong
wood with very tight rings, but it grows about as fast

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Woodlands - Fall 2017

Overstory
Tools and Resources
Forests and Families
A Legacy to Keep
From Forests to Fermentation
Feathering a Forested Nest
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Woodlands - Fall 2017 - cover1
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Woodlands - Fall 2017 - Overstory
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Woodlands - Fall 2017 - Tools and Resources
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Woodlands - Fall 2017 - Forests and Families
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Woodlands - Fall 2017 - A Legacy to Keep
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Woodlands - Fall 2017 - From Forests to Fermentation
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Woodlands - Fall 2017 - Feathering a Forested Nest
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