native forests

Jefferson Exchange | March 10, 2014 | 9:00
10:10 am
Mon March 10, 2014

Rainforests And "Ecosystem Services" From Standing Timber

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Dominick DellaSala and Henrik von Wehrten explain how temperate rainforests deliver "ecosystem services."

Throw another log on the fire of debate over proper use of forests in the region. 

Scientists from here and Germany just released a study making the case for the benefits of leaving trees standing. 

Our region is right smack in the middle of a band of temperate rainforests from the Redwoods to Alaska. 

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Jefferson Exchange | November 5, 2013
1:01 pm
Tue November 5, 2013

Conifers Of The Pacific Slope

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Michael Kauffman helps us tell our conifers apart, and why our region is home to so many.

When you're really interested in trees with seed cones, it sure helps to live in our region. 

And Michael Kauffman does. 

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