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Exchange Exemplar: The Complexity Of The Old-Growth Ecosystem


Science has a better grasp over time of how old-growth forest ecosystems work.  But the study area is relatively small, given how much of the ancient forests of our country have been cut down. 

Joan Maloof heads a nonprofit seeking ancient forest protection.  She is also a writer, as with Nature's Temples: The Complex World of Old-Growth Forests.  Joan Maloof visited in 2016 to talk about her work, still in progress today. 

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The Jefferson Exchange is Jefferson Public Radio's daily talk show focused on news and interests across our region of Southern Oregon and Northern California. John Baxter is the senior producer, Angela Decker is the producer and Geoffrey Riley hosts the show.