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2011-03-05 11:05:00

Spring is coming soon and with it the timeless quest for morels.

2005-10-10 14:59:09

In this study the possibilities of the North American oak (Quercus rubra L.) as an afforestation alternative in the Basque Country Autonomous Community were investigated. The aim was to expand the range of possibilities in forestry production, avoiding monospecific plantations but, at the same time, meeting the needs of the current economy on the basis of sustainable development.

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2005-04-14 00:30:00

Alaska has a history of booms -- fur, gold, oil. This summer could see another -- a 'shroom boom. Morel mushrooms, treasured for French cooking, often thrive on land in the year following a forest fire, and Alaska set records in scorched earth last year.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.