Clearcuts & sustainability
Theodore M. Seeber
seebert at teleport.com
Tue Oct 20 18:42:24 EST 1998
On 19 Oct 1998, Susan Gordanier wrote:
> In <MPG.1093a375e3b8e4c2989a7d at news.teleport.com>, larryc at teleport.com (Larry Caldwell) writes:
> >Clearcutting actually promotes douglas fir seedling survival. D. fir
> >will not regenerate under a canopy.
> Why then in a natural forest, thick canopy and all, do
> young firs grow on motherlogs?
Because they aren't "young firs", they are the branches of the motherlog
struggling to survive.
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