ancient trees

How ‘ancient’ trees are critical for forest sustainability and adaptability

How ‘ancient’ trees are critical for forest sustainability and adaptability

A new report maintains that ancient trees are critical for the sustainability and adaptability of our forests worldwide. The study, headed by Chuck Cannon, Ph.D., Director of the Morton Arboretum’s Center for Tree Sciences in Lisle, Illinois, in the US,  concluded that these trees offer genetic diversity and evolutionary properties necessary for forest survival. Secrets…