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Friday, October 1, 2004

Harvard Forest in the News: Restoration of Martha's Vineyard

"Five years ago Harvard University published a report with a plan to save the forest; the vision would return the forest to its natural Historical Influences Coverstate through a massive clearing project coupled with other measures like controlled burns. Now it appears that the state is ready to carry out the vision articulated in the Harvard study"

- Vineyard Gazette

Friday, October 1, 2004

Successful First Summer Institute for Teachers

During the last weeks of August, Harvard Forest LTER hosted 20 teachers in a newly created Ecology Research in the Schoolyard Schoolyard TeachersSummer Institute for Teachers. The institute, funded by the National Science Foundation (EdEn Venture) and by Green Leaf Foundation, recieved an enthusiastic response from participants.