Forest clippings #4 – Thriving forests = thriving communities, Invasive plants can boost carbon storage, camping and more

Thriving Forests Mean Thriving Communities

From the USDA Forest Service blog post: “From birth to death, natural resources, transformed for human use, feed, clothe, shelter, and transport us. Upon them we depend for every material necessity, comfort, convenience, and protection in our lives. Without abundant resources prosperity is out of reach.”

Invasive plants can boost blue carbon storage

Abstract: “When invasive species enter the picture, things are rarely black and white. A new article has revealed that some plant invaders could help fight climate change by making it easier for ecosystems to store ‘blue carbon’ — the carbon stored in coastal environments like salt marshes, mangroves and seagrasses. But other invaders, most notably animals, can do the exact opposite. “

“Camping in the Old Style” Re-created at the Cradle of Forestry

From the article: “The Cradle of Forestry in America invites the public to explore a re-created campsite of the early 1900’s during its “Camping in the Old Style” event, Saturday, October 13. A classic camping interpretive team known as the Acorn Patrol demonstrate the low-tech/high-skill approach as practiced in the outdoors during what some historians consider the Golden Age of Camping.”

LIFE na Orlovi poti – otvoritev gozdne učne poti ob Reškem jezeru

Ljudska univerza Kočevje vas v sodelovanju s partnerji projekta LIFE Kočevsko vljudno vabi na otvoritev Orlove gozdne učne poti ob Reškem jezeru, ki bo v soboto, 6. oktobra 2018. Dogodek se bo začel ob 10. uri s predstavitvijo projekta LIFE KOČEVSKO v Orlovi sobi (prostori TIC Kočevska Reka, Kočevska Reka 5) in nadaljeval z otvoritvijo in sprehodom po Orlovi poti.

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