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Traditional Trail Maintenance Tools

During my end-to-end hike of the Long Trail, I backpacked through several wilderness areas in Vermont, including the Glastenbury, Lye Brook, Big Branch, Peru Peak, and Breadloaf Wilderness Areas. Wilderness Areas are specially designated natural areas protected under the Wilderness Act of 1964. There are 704 such areas in the US …

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Tom Wessels on Conservation Biology

Last week, I interviewed Tom Wessels, a professor of Ecology and founder of the Conservation Biology Graduate Program at Antioch College in New England. Tom is the also the author of Reading the Forrested Landscape which I reviewed a few weeks ago. This book has completely changed the way I …

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