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Nick Biemiller & John Culclasure 

Support Wildlife In Southern Appalachian Forests


Last updated 6/29/2020 at 11:54am

Forests in the Southern Appalachians are some of the most biologically diverse temperate forests in the world: however, these forests have departed from healthy conditions and many wildlife and plant species are in decline due to a lack of habitat diversity.

At 1.04 million acres, the Nantahala and Pisgah national forests are one of the best opportunities to meaningfully benefit wildlife at a landscape-scale because of the large land base under one ownership and the unique forest types found on the forests (e.g. high elevation spruce-fir forests) that are critical for many wild...

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