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The fur industry is likely one that will never recover

When I was in high school back in the mid-70s trapping and selling furs was a profitable business. I dabbled in it when I was in high school and college, and I made a little spending money. I also set … Continue reading

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Bald cypress has far more uses than swampland conservation

Bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) is a great swamp conservation plant. It helps filter sediment so they don’t enter our waterways. Floodwater slows down, causing sediment to settle and not enter the rivers. This majestic tree is one of relatively few … Continue reading

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