Tree Farm Stories
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Down on the Tree Farm – in Memory of Dave Bateman
Dave’s occupation as a surveyor and timber cruiser made him feel right at home in the woods. He and his wife Karen owned a little piece of tree farm heaven where they entertained several small woodland board meetings and tours. Dave was very enthusiastic about small woodland events and enjoyed helping with the planning and…
Shaky Start for an Old Friend
The following is a story relayed to me by my father, Leslie Hufford. “Shakes and Rattles” was Myrtle’s and my first log truck. We had been married about five years and we realized we needed a truck of our own to haul logs on. There was a fella by the name of Banta, related to…