This year we planted primarily Red Pine with a few White Pine. Jack planted the vast majority of these 15,000 trees by hand, by himself. The very last of them he planted with his beloved brother and partner, Randy, at Freestone Road.
Grandpa Jack Rajala with Ethan and Patrick, planting Pine north of Grand Rapids. The thinning of this stand was done Fall of 2014. Jack did the site preparation with TD7 bulldozer Fall of 2015, and the planting was done May 14, 2016.
Ivar The Timber Dog got in on the action, too. Pictured with John Rajala.