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Saving Representative Stands of Hemlock: A Proposal

February 1, 2004
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While researchers actively seek biological controls for hemlock woolly adelgids, these introduced sucking insects from Asia are wiping out entire hemlock forests up and down the east coast of North America. The attached article, originally published in Sanctuary, provides a brief description of the threat and proposes that representative stands be saved to serve as reference states and seed sources for hemlock forest restoration when the adelgid problem is solved. 

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