Tag Archives: forest

Polarization within the logging industry

Polarization has become a buzzword, but a word used treacherously. The forest industry talks about polarization while independent researchers, conservationists, biologists see a disaster for our remaining forests. It does not matter what the forest industry says. If you cut … Continue reading

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Thoughts, October 4’th 2018

Having a cold and feeling hectic, or maybe hectic because I’m having a cold. Actually, it’s business as usual. Not a lot of walks in nature lately, but that’s nothing new, but a few days ago I visited Våckelberget NR … Continue reading

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Thoughts in January 2018

No, I will save my deeper thoughts at the moment, right now it is too much that distracts and disturb me. Below is a picture of a couple of really old aspen in my neigbourhood. The picture to the left … Continue reading

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Clearcutting in my “home forest”

A couple of weeks ago the local municipality started to clearcut my nearest forest here on the lower parts of the mountain. A year ago another forest owner logged the forest at the top, an area that the municipality tried … Continue reading

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Sustainable, renewable, bioeconomic, fossil-free?

Sorry but it will only be a short abstract here, the long version in my Swedish blog. Sustainable, renewable, bioeconomic, fossil-free, the new buzz words that industry and politicians are turning to now sounds very good, useful and green, but … Continue reading

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Uvberget again, July 24’th 2016

Uvberget again, or what is the term “natural values” worth. A couple of years ago I discovered that a beautiful forest on Uvberget would be cut down. But people from the municipality did an inventory of the forest and found … Continue reading

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In the Capercaillie woods

Last week when I was out walking on a road in the forest, I stumbled across a couple of capercaillies that flew up. When I looked more carefully the road was full of Capercaillie droppings for a distance of about … Continue reading

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Winter walk, Dec 29’th 2014

Went for a walk in the woods before noon today. Frosty and a thin layer of snow on the ground. Considerably warmer today, only -12.      

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A walk at Uvberget (the Owl mountain), Dec 20 2014

A couple of pictures from a little walk before Christmas at Uvberget near my home.    

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Saturday Dec 13’th 2014

Went for a trip as usual, headed towards Kloster, Byvalla and Horndal. Three degrees below zero and no snow. Not much life in the woods either, two roe deer and a black grouse in three hours. On the other hand … Continue reading

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