Audio Recording Soil quality and biodiversity in the cove forest.

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Soil quality and biodiversity in the cove forest.
Contributor Names
Wills, Ken (Interviewee)
Reese, Alan (Interviewee)
Created / Published
June 26, 1996
Subject Headings
-  Ginseng (Panax quinquefolia)
-  Appalachia Forest Action Project
-  Mixed mesophytic forest
-  Goldenseal (Hydrastis canadensis)
-  Yellowroot
-  Soil quality
-  Geological history
-  Medicinal plants
-  Cohosh, Blue
-  Sandstone
-  Timbering: clearcutting and revegetation
-  Ethnography
-  Interviews
-  Ken Wills (from the Alabama Conservancy) and Allen Reese (from Ohio University in Athens) were working with Randy Sprouse on Coal River to monitor the AFAP plots established by John Flynn. While we were talking near the railroad track at the foot of Molly's Mountain, Joe Williams was catching "slick-skinned salamanders" in a nearby creek for a fishing expedition.
Call Number/Physical Location
AFC 1999/008: CRF-MH-A128
Source Collection
Coal River Folklife Collection (AFC 1999/008)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id
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Wills, Ken, and Alan Reese. Soil Quality and Biodiversity in the Cove Forest. 1996. Audio.

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Wills, Ken, and Alan Reese. Soil Quality and Biodiversity in the Cove Forest. 1996. Audio. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.