In the Wild, scientists seek to answer: What replaces ded trees

This feature-length piece from the NY Times attempts to shed some light on how field scientists are looking for the answers to that very question. Here in the Northeast – and even more so in the mid-Atlantic region – the answer is easier to see but harder to digest: Human actions are in play from point A to point Z, most often in road-building projects, the building of droves of starter castles and McMansions, etc. I’ve been down this very road many times.

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