Our Local Forest Communities Need More Native Trees

This particular standing of Maple-Leaf Viburnum is now decimated by Bradford Pears. Some years ago, we worked with NPS in DC to create edge-of-the woodland meadows. Exotic Olive trees. Sadly, this is a common feature of our forest edges. There is little doubt that our local wild areas have been in decline. This, in spite of increased awareness and efforts of many conscientious and hard-working individuals, organizations, and local park systems to turn around this negative trend. Forest communities, like our region's temperate deciduous forests, are living organisms and always changing. The forest ecology is neither random nor simple. Every part of a community, whether organic or non-organic,

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Banner: Late October in a mixed stand of hickories, oaks, and American beech at Fountainhead Regional Park, on the northern shore of the Occoquan River, in Fairfax County, Virginia. Photo by Chris Bright. 

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