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By Ed Moreth 

Pine cone collection supports future forest growth


October 8, 2020

Ed Moreth

Dopler retrieves pine cones from a whitebark pine tree near the top of Pat's Knob.

Pine cones are collected year-round by people to make garland, holiday wreaths, centerpieces and floral arrangements, but pine cones are also vital to the replenishment of conifer trees. Members of the Forest Service's Plains Tree Improvement Area (TIA) in Plains are working to ensure that happ...

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