Use geometry to account for the extensive pine forest behind VMI -- regular, clumped, random populations . Explain why it is interrupted by a deciduous forest. Can you determine the forest's age? Its future? ecotones Are there more or fewer species on the edge of the pine forest versus the interior of the pine forest?
Find where W&L logged part of the pine forest behind VMI; describe the plants you find their now and try to determine the approximate age of the clearing -- seedlings forest's age old field succesion[23-5] . What old field plants do you find here?