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Focus on Your Forest

Planting American chestnut is one way to increase biodiversity in your woodlot.

Planting American chestnut is one way to increase biodiversity in your woodlot.

November 7, 2019

With gardens put to bed, those of us with woodlots might turn our attention to them during the “off” season. Noah Gleason-Hart, MOFGA’s low-impact forestry specialist, says that regardless of the size of your woodlot or your level of experience, you can learn to build financial value, encourage biodiversity and foster the carbon sequestration potential in your woodlot. He offers suggestions for accomplishing those goals in his article “What Can We Do Today to Make a Difference for the Forest?” in the fall issue of The Maine Organic Farmer & Gardener.

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