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Down on the Farm: Southern forests

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Midwesterners who assume that the East Coast is nothing but urban sprawl are often surprised by the endless dense forests which cover the most of the eastern seaboard from Maine to Georgia.

It wasn't always so.

During the two-hundred year colonial period, the coastal lands were stripped of their original forests.

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