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Famous “Shawshank” tree falls

One of my favorite movies is “The Shawshank Redemption”, and according to IMDB, it is the highest-rated movie in their database.  One of the pivotal scenes late in the movie revolves around a secret cache hidden near an ancient oak tree.  This iconic 200-year-old tree, which was filmed in Mansfield,…
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“What California Can Learn From How the South Manages Wildfires”

CityLab from The Atlantic magazine had an interesting story this week about how the South manages wildfires and how California could benefit from our experience.  The basic difference is that the South uses controlled burns to undergrowth using low-intensity flames along carefully planned control lines.  In the West, historically all fire…
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Forest Health Workshop, Talbot County GA on June 30

Need information about bugs, fungi, weeds and other staff that might be getting between you and a healthy forest? Register now for a Forest Health & Invasive Species Workshop to take place June 30, 2016 in Talbot County, Georgia. Attached is a flyer with information. To register please e-mail solomob@fvsu.edu.
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