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    Author(s): Kenneth L. Carvell
    Date: 2012
    Source: In: Haase, D. L.; Pinto, J. R.; Riley, L. E., tech. coords. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2011. Proc. RMRS-P-68. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 3-6.
    Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
    Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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    Description

    West Virginia has often been described by botanists as “the most southern of the northern states, the most northern of the southern states, the most eastern of the western states, and the most western of the eastern states." Truly, West Virginia, "the Mountain State," is the cross roads for many species of trees and herbaceous vegetation, and even today we are often surprised by what we find surviving in remote and unique environments.

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    Citation

    Carvell, Kenneth L. 2012. A history of tree planting in West Virginia. In: Haase, D. L.; Pinto, J. R.; Riley, L. E., tech. coords. National Proceedings: Forest and Conservation Nursery Associations - 2011. Proc. RMRS-P-68. Fort Collins, CO: USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 3-6.

    Keywords

    non-native species, Weeks Act, Knutson-Vandenberg Act, Civilian Conservation Corps, Christmas tree growers, mine reclamation

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