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Vigorous second-growth is a myth

I can only address some of Dave Werner’s assertions (CVN 3/30/17) in the space allowed. As Dave says, evergreens shade out competitors. Studies by ADF&G biologists three decades ago (Deer and Logging: A Clearcut Dilemma) showed that after clearcutting comes an initial burst of deciduous shrubs, beneficial to wildlife. But then the second-growth canopy closes […]