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Links

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Tom Dierauf coring an old tree.Clinch Mountain Preserve

Chestnut Ridge Natural Area Preserve and 500-Year Forest

Old Growth and Biodiversity

Fungi in the Clinch Mountain PreserveOld Growth/Forests and Carbon Sequestration

  • In a Forest's Breath - NPR article; a Harvard Forest old-growth study indicating surprising carbon uptake.
  • Union of Concerned Scientists - article: Recognizing Forests' Role in Climate Change includes preserving the integrity of mature forests.
  • Science - Abstract of Effects on Carbon Storage of Conversion of Old-Growth Forests to Young Forests.
  • "The Giving Trees" - Sharon Levy article in Spring 2008 NRDC OnEarth publication describes the superior carbon capacity of older forests vs. young.
  • "Green Carbon" - The role of natural forests in carbon storage. Australian National University study published August, 2008
  • The Wilderness Society - article: Carbon Measuring Tools includes a call for better carbon sequestration measurment of old-growth and other forests.

Invasive Species

General Links, Old Growth and other