September 15, 2005

World of Wood Festival

One of the more interesting events as Summer starts to wind down is the World of Wood festival. It is sponsored by the Black Mountain Forestry Center and is held at their wonderful museum a few miles north of where we live.

One of the highlights of the festival is a tour of several working forests. The tour was led by a professional forester and he was exceedingly candid about forest management practices, the environment and regulations.

There was fair food, exhibits and some wonderful music.
Here are some photos:

Here is the Black Mountain booth.
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The stage — some wonderful music.
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An example of the chain-saw carving
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Here is one of the stops on the Forest Tour
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We went up Black Mountain which is almost 5,000 feet elevation.
Here we are looking out into Canada
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All in all, a very pleasant day!

Posted by DaveH at September 15, 2005 05:18 PM | TrackBack