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    Author(s): David R. Foster
    Date: 2000
    Source: In: McManus, Katherine A.; Shields, Kathleen S.; Souto, Dennis R., eds. Proceedings: Symposium on sustainable management of hemlock ecosystems in eastern North America. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-267. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 1-4.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    In October of 1852, Henry David Thoreau went for a stroll through a chestnut forest in Concord, Massachusetts and recorded the following impressions of a vibrant ecosystem.

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    Foster, David R. 2000. Hemlock''s future in the context of its history: an ecological perspective. In: McManus, Katherine A.; Shields, Kathleen S.; Souto, Dennis R., eds. Proceedings: Symposium on sustainable management of hemlock ecosystems in eastern North America. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-267. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station: 1-4.

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