Ecologist Joan Maloof speaks for the silent giants: Old-growth trees

By Adrian Higgins
The Washington Post
October 24, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: United States, US East

Joan Maloof

…As an ecologist and founder of a group called the Old-Growth Forest Network, Maloof is a pro at reading this woodland. …Maloof is, unabashedly, a tree-hugger.  …Maloof is the author, with nature photographer Robert Llewellyn, of a new book about the Eastern deciduous forest, “The Living Forest,” which marries her lyrical text with his images.  The book comes on the heels of another of Maloof’s, “Nature’s Temples,” which more squarely looks at the precarious state of virgin forest, which once covered much of what is now the eastern half of the United States and the Pacific Northwest. 

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