408-year-old tree discovered in Algonquin Park’s unprotected logging zone - News Summed Up

408-year-old tree discovered in Algonquin Park’s unprotected logging zone


Researchers have discovered a 408-year-old tree amid a stretch of old-growth forest in Algonquin Park, located in an unprotected zone open to logging, the Star has learned. The Ancient Forest Exploration and Research group — a non-profit, charitable educational organization — recently made the find west of Cayuga Lake. Mike Henry, senior ecologist with the Ancient Forest Exploration and Research Group, tangles with the 408-year-old tree. Core samples from some of the Algonquin trees discovered by the Anicent Forest Exploration and Research. Mike Henry records the height of a 235-year-old tree in Algonquin Park near Cayuga Lake.


Source: thestar January 12, 2019 04:52 UTC



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