Farm abandonment (1850) and hardwood forest regrowth (1930) in central New England

Farm abandonment (1850) and hardwood forest regrowth (1930) in central New England

© Harvard Forest Dioramas, Fisher Museum, Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA. Photography is by John Green and David Foster.

Forest regrowth on lands that were previously farmed or logged is an important sink for atmospheric carbon.

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