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ForestsAuthor(s): Louis R. Iverson; Mark W. Schwartz
Source: In: The changing Illinois environment: critical trends. Summary report and volumes 1-7 Technical Report. Springfield IL: Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources: 33-66.
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Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionOriginally diminished by development, forests are coming back: forest biomass is accumulating. Forests are repositories for many threatened species. Even with increased standing timber, however, biodiversity is threatened by increased forest fragmentation and by exotic species.
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CitationIverson, Louis R.; Schwartz, Mark W. 1994. Forests. In: The changing Illinois environment: critical trends. Summary report and volumes 1-7 Technical Report. Springfield IL: Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources: 33-66.
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