About 1/4 mile from our house is a beautiful little area that I call “Cedar Grove”. It only covers about 10-15 acres, is surrounded by clearcuts, and it’s struggling hard to stay alive with all of the destruction around it.
But you can tell when you’re in it, that if they’d just leave the forest alone out here, that this place would seed life back into the area really quickly, and make it into a rainforest again.
This is what the forest looks like in there:
And here’s a picture of one of the many marshy areas that are in it, full of devils club and wild ginger:
Of course, the photos don’t do it justice …