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CONTENTS

Fall 2017

S U S TA I N I N G A M E R I C A ' S F A M I LY F O R E S T S

DEPARTMENTS

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OVERSTORY
ON THE GROUND
Seedlings
Forest-Eating Caterpillars Meet Their Match
Fungal Spore 'Death Clouds' Key in Gypsy Moth Fight

Project Learning Tree has a New Home
Drought-Affected Trees Die from Hydraulic Failure
and Carbon Starvation
New Study Improves Predictive Models of How Trees Die in
Response to Heat, Drought, and Other Climate Stresses

Shale Gas Development Spurring Spread of Invasive
Plants in Pennsylvania Forests
Understanding Salamander Breeding Patterns Could Lead
to Better Forest Management, Conservation Strategies
Enviva Forest Conservation Fund Awards 2017 Grants
$500,000 to Help Protect More than 8,000 Acres
of Sensitive Forestland

Earthworms at the Root of Sugar Maple Decline
Non-Native Worms are Eating Up the Forest Floor, Causing Sugar
Maples to Die and Perhaps Harming Other Forest Dwellers

Fly-Over States Matter When Understanding - and
Saving - Migratory Birds
Mighty American Chestnut Poised for
Return to America's Forests

FEATURES

24

Tree Scars Record 700 years of Natural and
Cultural Fire History in a Northern Forest

18

TOOLS AND RESOURCES
Your Voice in Washington
A Look into the Status of Some Key Policy Debates as
Congress Finishes out the Year

20

A Legacy to Keep
The Sustainable Forestry and AfricanAmerican Land Retention Program Helps
Landowners Hold on to Family Property
By Madeline Bodin

30

FORESTS AND FAMILIES

From Forests to
Fermentation
Well-Managed Forests Are Vital to Rapidly
Growing Craft Beer Industry
By Nick Fortuna

Sweet Home Alabama
AFF Donor Stan Wood Living His Dream of Forestland Ownership
COVER: "Woodland
Community Advocate"
Joe Hamilton was elected
District 7 Tree Farmer of
the Year by the S.C. Tree
Farmers Association for
his superlative timber
management practices.

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Feathering a Forested Nest
Forest Management Assures a Future for
Migratory Songbirds
By Madeline Bodin

ABOVE: ©Kudryashka
LEFT: Fall brings joy.
©Maridav
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Overstory
Tools and Resources
Forests and Families
A Legacy to Keep
From Forests to Fermentation
Feathering a Forested Nest
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