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An evaluation of reclamation tree planting in southwest VirginiaAuthor(s): Danny R. Brown; Donald L. Branson
Source: In: Trees for Reclamation Symposium Proceedings; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-61. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 37-38
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionSurface mining began in Southwest Virginia in the mid-1940's, however, few or no records were kept before 1950 and it was not until 1966 that the first Virginia reclamation law was passed. Two years later in 1968, the Division of Mined Land Reclamation was created and tree planting began on a uniform basis in Virginia surface mines.
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CitationBrown, Danny R.; Branson, Donald L. 1980. An evaluation of reclamation tree planting in southwest Virginia. In: Trees for Reclamation Symposium Proceedings; Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-61. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 37-38
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