Eastern forests

The Ebb and Flow of Eastern American Forests

As today’s WaPo explains, “Between 1630 and the nadir of Eastern forests in the late 1800s, the East lost about 1,000 acres of forest a day.”  Over the course of the 20th Century, the forests came back.  But now they are under threat again from invasive insects, uncontrolled deer populations, and other ecological imbalances.  “Already, …