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New Harvard Forest Publication: Old-growth Forests on Wachusett Mountain

October 1, 2005
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Forest Ecologist David Orwig documented approximately 100 acres of old-growth forest on the western slopes of Wachusett Mountain State Reservation in Princeton and Westminster, Massachusetts. This report contains information on tree ages and forest composition, as well as recommendations for protecting both the newly discovered forests and nearby existing old-growth forests on the Reservation.

Orwig, D. 2004. An evaluation of the western slope forests of Wachusett Mountain. Report submitted to the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 

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