Our land clearing and wildlife habitat restoration project is nearing a milestone. The first round of initial clearing work will be finished by the middle of March. At that point, the work will pause while the snow melts. It will likely take several months for the ground to dry out completely, because the layers of wood chips on the ground will insulate the layers of snow and ice underneath.
Then in June or July, Faun Koplovsky will return with his brontosaurus machine to follow up to do a second pass over the cleared areas. They will grind up the stumps (currently buried under snow) and the coarse woody debris into finer wood chips that will decompose more quickly.
I apologize that the land will look a bit messy and rough until summer, when the second round of work gets done, but I hope you are already enjoying the improved views from the land.