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ASHOKAN HELLO (episode 004) Forest Ecology

What does it mean when a forest is healthy? What in the world are invasive species? Learn about forest ecology, all kinds of trees and more in our journey into the forests of Ashokan!

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ruthyuke
thanks Ally!
Daniel
bass player looking pretty chill!
ruthyuke
Opal was a tiny newborn when we used to sing it.
Ella
Thank you!!
ruthyuke
Yes, that dude on the bass is pretty serious!
Ally Britton
Thanks for tuning in everyone! We hope you can join again next week to learn about wildlife!
Daniel
LOL
ruthyuke
I'm gonna go hug a tree now!!!
Ally Britton
<3
Laurie
Missed it. Why can't I see it?
Laurie
Never mind. You are here now Ally.
Ally Britton
Laurie you still there?
Laurie
Yes
Ally Britton
You can still view it@
Ally Britton
!
Laurie
Watching
Laurie
I love this. Know nothing about tree types.
Laurie
Did she say BAF tool? Pretty neat.
Laurie
*reader
Laurie
200, wow!
Laurie
So interesting about the Emerald Ash Borer!
Laurie
I wish I wasn't so afraid of ticks! Keeps me out of the woods which I love...
Laurie
Succesion...hmmm
Laurie
Never bring wood to another state!
Laurie
I LOVED this. Thanks so much.
Laurie
You guys rock!
Laurie
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Eve
NO I MISSED IT
Eve
NO NO NO NO
ruthyuke
Eve you can still watch it here!

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