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Old-growth Douglas-fir Forests

See the website Friends of Douglas-fir National Monument, to find out more about preserving and restoring thse ancient forests. You can download a Case Statement that has more detail about the proposed monument. There are also more photos at Pseudotsuga menziesii in the Trees and Forests section
and Please don't call it Forestry: Part 1, Clearcuts and Part 2: The Timber Industry
in the Environment North America section.

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Old-growth forest, Image 1
A Douglas fir forest just outside the southeast edge of the
Middle Santiam Wilderness, Oregon Cascades.

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Old-growth forest, Image 2
A Douglas fir forest above Crabtree Lake, Santiam River watershed,
Oregon Cascades

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Old-growth forest, Image 3
A Douglas fir forest above Crabtree Lake, Santiam River watershed,
Oregon Cascades

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Old-growth forest, Image 4
A Douglas fir forest, Opal Creek Wilderness
Oregon Cascades


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Old-growth forest, Image 5
A Douglas fir forest above Crabtree Lake, Santiam River watershed,
Oregon Cascades

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Old-growth forest, Image 6
A Douglas fir forest, Opal Creek Wilderness
Oregon Cascades

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Old-growth forest, Image 7
A Douglas fir forest near the
Opal Creek Wilderness in the Oregon Cascades.


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Old-growth forest, Image 8
A Douglas fir forest, Opal Creek Wilderness
Oregon Cascades

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Old-growth forest, Image 9
A Douglas fir forest above Crabtree Lake, Santiam River watershed,
Oregon Cascades

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Old-growth forest, Image 10
A Douglas fir forest just outside the southeast edge of the
Middle Santiam Wilderness, Oregon Cascades.

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Old-growth forest, Image 11
The South Santiam River runs through an old Douglas fir forest just outside
the southeast edge of the Middle Santiam Wilderness, Oregon Cascades.

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Old-growth forest, Image 12
A Douglas fir forest just outside the southeast edge of the
Middle Santiam Wilderness, Oregon Cascades.


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Old-growth forest, Image 13
A Douglas-fir and western hemlock forest just outside the
northwestern edge of the Middle Santiam Wilderness, Oregon Cascades.


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Old-growth forest, Image 14
A Douglas fir forest just outside the southeast edge of the
Middle Santiam Wilderness, Oregon Cascades.


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Old-growth forest, Image 15
A Douglas fir forest, Opal Creek Wilderness
Oregon Cascades


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Old-growth forest, Image 16
A Douglas fir forest, Opal Creek Wilderness
Oregon Cascades


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Old-growth forest, Image 17
A Douglas fir forest in the Opal Creek Wilderness, Oregon Cascades.


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Old-growth forest, Image 18
A Douglas fir forest in the Opal Creek Wilderness, Oregon Cascades.


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Old-growth forest, Image 19
A Douglas fir forest just outside the southeast edge
of the Middle Santiam Wilderness, Oregon Cascades.


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Old-growth forest, Image 20
A Douglas fir forest just outside the southeast edge
of the Middle Santiam Wilderness, Oregon Cascades.


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Old-growth forest, Image 21
A Douglas fir forest just outside the southeast edge
of the Middle Santiam Wilderness, Oregon Cascades.


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Old-growth forest, Image 22
A Douglas fir forest just outside the southeast edge
of the Middle Santiam Wilderness, Oregon Cascades.


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Old-growth forest, Image 23
Old douglas fir trees in Redwood National Park, California.

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Old-growth forest, Image 24
Not all old-growth forests are dominated by very ancient trees;
this one has trees about 200 years old, with an occasional 800 year-old giant.
Near Gordon Lakes, Santiam River watershed, Oregon Cascades.

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