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Booklet

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5th - 10th

Unearthing Secrets of the Forest

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Categories: Conservation & Natural Resources , Forestry , Plants , Science

Resource Description

Forests are a defining feature of the Pacific Northwest. This short pamphlet discusses how the carbon and nutrient cycle in forests is crucial for evaluating forest productivity, composition and diversity. It also touches on other aspects of the forest ecosystem such as: climate change, nutrition and sustainability, fire effects, old growth restoration and forest-stream linkages.

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