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Winter 2002


Parts of this article first appeared at Chapter 2 in Restoring North America's Birds: Lessons from Landscape Ecology by Robert A. Askins, copyright 2000 by Yale University Press.

The version of this article, with a new conclusion written for Connecticut Woodlands, appeared in the Winter 2002 edition on pages 12-16.

© 2002 Connecticut Forest and Park Association


Dr. Askins argues that shrublands were part of the pre-Colonial landscape in Connecticut, so it's logical to create forest openings to help shrubland birds.



The views expressed in this paper are solely those of the author.