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The Race to Save the East’s Old-Growth Forests

An exotic pest is decimating ancient hemlock trees, a keystone of eastern forests

When summer tightens its muggy grip along the Eastern seaboard, many of us follow our forebears’ historical lead and seek shelter in the breezy shade of the Appalachian forests. Cooled by canopies of mighty hemlock trees, the runs and rivers of the…
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by: William H. Funk – September 9, 2013

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