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Mimicking Mother Nature: Nudging Forests Toward Old Growth Conditions

Published on June 28, 2017 By Kimberly Daniels

University of Vermont (UVM) forest ecologist Bill Keeton is taking a “middle-aged” approach to managing forest ecosystems by nudging them towards “old growth conditions“. His 15-year study, some of which consists of research conducted on the 500-acre University of Vermont Jericho Research Forest, involves the regeneration of recovering secondary forests (those in recovery since the […]