The Forestry Corner


January 28, 2021

By Ed Mignery, Wyoming Tree Farm Committee, Chairman

and Jeremy Dedic, Wyoming State Forestry Division, Assistant District Forester, District #1

We all have seen aspen, growing on a hillside, with their lighter shade of green than the surrounding pine. Perhaps in autumn when patches of gold show up on a hillside and we say, “The aspen are changing color.” But have you noticed an aspen forest when you walk into it?

I remember years back, when I had been spending my days working in a pine forest. Day after day dark green forest. Then one afternoon, the forest glowed. The summer sunlight...

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