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only 3% of BC’s old growth forest is highly productive mammoth trees.

North Island Gazette, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Picture an old growth forest. You probably imagine towering, six-foot-wide trees carrying layers of silvery lichen and emerald moss. But according to a report recently released by three B.C. scientists, only 3% of BC’s old growth forest is comprised of these highly productive mammoth trees.

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