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New Book Summarizes 30 Years of Research Following Clearcut Logging in Coweeta Watershed

A new book edited by U.S. Forest Service emeritus scientist Wayne Swank and Virginia Tech professor Jack Webster and pubished by Oxford University Press brings together findings from more than 30 years of collaborative research by the U.S. Forest Service and the National Science Foundation (NSF) Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) program on the Coweeta Hydrologic Laboratory.

Macon County Students Survey Butterflies As Part of Migration Celebration

For the 5th year in a row, approximately 300 5th and 6th grade students from Mountain View Intermediate School took part in "Migration Celebration" at the Land Trust for the Little Tennessee's Tessentee Bottomland Preserve. The event is led by the Coweeta LTER Schoolyard Program and focuses on bird and Monarch butterfly migrations.  Thus far, over 1,500 students have taken part in Migration Celebration, catching and releasing nearly 700 butterflies of 33 different species.

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