Symposium on disturbances and range of variation in Hardwood Forests held April 3

Press Release

From National Forests in North Carolina:

SPARTANBURG, S.C., Feb. 19, 2014 – The U.S. Forest Service Southern Research Station will host a symposium titled “Natural Disturbances and Historic Range of Variation in Central Hardwood Forests” on April 3, 2014.

The full-day symposium will be held at the annual meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists in Spartanburg. Attendees must register for the meeting. Fees will be discounted for early registrants.

The purpose of the symposium is to provide land managers, researchers and students with state-of-the-knowledge about the historic range of variation of natural disturbance in upland hardwood forests of the Central Hardwood Region. Information shared at the symposium may help inform the revision of the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests management plan, which is now underway.

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