Maps Map showing mixed mesophytic forest boundaries and the distribution of AFAP plots
Appalachia Forest Action Project
Mixed Mesophytic Forest
- Map showing mixed mesophytic forest boundaries and the distribution of AFAP plots
- Contributor Names
- Hufford, Mary, 1952- (Photographer)
- Subject Headings
- - Appalachia Forest Action Project
- - Mixed mesophytic forest
- - Ethnography
- - Photographs
- - The Appalachia Forest Action Project was a citizen science monitoring effort co-sponsored by the Lucy Braun Association, Appalachian Science in the Public Interest, Trees for the Planet and the Alabama Conservancy. In a report published in 1997, scientists concluded that mortality rates for trees in the mixed mesophytic system (Lucy Braun's name for the central Appalachian hardwood forest) are at three to five times historic rates. The shaded areas represent counties where permanent plots were established.
- 35 mm Color Slide
- Call Number
- AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-C100-05
- Source Collection
- Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
- American Folklife Center
- Digital Id
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