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The Forest Bookshelf

The Forest BookshelfMarch 2011 By Joe Rankin Today Henry David Thoreau is best remembered for Walden, the account of the time he lived alone in a cabin on the shores of the now famous pond. But Thoreau, who once said he had “traveled a great deal in Concord,” his home town, also ventured more widely….

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Chestnut Revival

Fresh from the Woods To prove they are resistant, hybrid chestnut trees growing in Weeks Mills were inoculated with two strains of this fungus in late June. Nut enthusiasts attempt to breed blight-resistant American chestnut By Andrew KekacsThis is a story about staggering loss — the kind of loss that leaves a community or an…