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Additional reading suggestions

There are MANY books, reports, guides, research papers, etc. with information about New Brunswick's forests.  Here are just a few suggestions if you would like to learn more!

Restoring the Acadian Forest

2nd edition

A Guide to Forest Stewardship for Woodlot Owners in Eastern Canada

Author:  Jamie Simpson

Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

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A comprehensive resource for woodland owners in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, eastern Quebec, Maine, and northern New England. It explains how to maintain a healthy Acadian Forest woodlot, while restoring its economic and ecological value. The book includes practical advice on woodlot planning, tree harvesting, promoting wildlife habitat, and finding revenue sources, along with a guide to the trees of the Acadian Forest. This new edition includes new sections on legal obligations of owning woodlots and suitable small-scale equipment. This edition is fully illustrated with 120 photographs and illustrations.

Grow Me Instead Guide for New Brunswick and Nova Scotia

by NBISC & NSISC

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In 2023, New Brunsick Invasive Species Council released the first “Grow Me Instead” guide for NB and NS in collaboration with the Nova Scotia Invasive Species Council and various dedicated partners. This guide is a reference tool for NB and NS land owners to learn about invasive horticultural plants and their recommended native alternatives. By following the practices and growing the alternatives listed in this guide, land owners can achieve a vibrant garden that teams with life while helping to protect Species at Risk and preventing the spread of invasive plants.  Visit the “Plant Wise” page (under “Programs”) on the NBISC website to access a digital version or to order a hard copy.

Logging with Horses

Author:  Erhard Scholl

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A handbook for practical forestry with horses. Translated from German, this book covers in detail horse logging as it is being performed in Europe, with an emphasis on Germany. The first half of the book covers the tools and techniques used in horse logging such as harness, chains, carts and forwarders and the strategies involved in handling a logging job. The second half of the book offers perspectives from actual loggers doing the work today. Illustrations, charts and photos throughout. Softcover. 190 pages.

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Design Book

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