Format Maps
Contributors Hufford, Mary
Language English
Subjects 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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