About the book:
About the author:
David Van Lear worked for 35 years as a professor of forestry, teaching courses in silviculture, ecology, and forest soils. He has published more than 130 articles on the effects of forest practices on forest growth, water quality, wildlife habitat, and soil productivity. Carolyn, his wife of 33 years, has been his faithful companion and supporter throughout this lifetime fishing adventure. They live in South Carolina and have two grown children, Christopher and Melanie, and a son-in-law, Charlie.