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Dakota Gardener: A walk in the woods

I took a walk in the woods last week with a colleague of mine, along with some graduate students. We were at Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site. Have you ever been there? It’s a fascinating place.

Of course, to me, any forest is fascinating.

What is a forest, anyway? It’s a simple question, but the answer isn’t quite so easy. This is actually how I start out my introductor...