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    An Amazing Student Video on Forestry Succession

    A forest flourishes or perishes depending on environmental conditions.  As local conditions change, the types of plants that make up a forest also change.  The process is known as succession.  To visually describe forestry succession in forest in northern Wisconsin, a small group of students (Jaclyn, Jake and Ayla) from the Conservation School of Wisconsin produced this short piece.

    The Stages of Forest Succession

    The following diagram illustrates forestry succession

    About the Conservation School

    To learn more about this amazing school in the woods visit ConserveSchool.org

    Written by Rob Nelson

    Rob is an ecologist from the University of Hawaii. He is also an award-winning filmmaker. As principle director of Untamed Science productions his goal is to create videos and content that are both entertaining and educational. When he's not making science content, he races slalom kayaks and skydives.

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