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Harvard Forest collection, 1935-2007.

Collection Identifier: VI-HF
Overview: The Harvard Forest, a Long Term Ecological Research Site (LTERS) is located about 70 miles west of Harvard University, in Petersham, MA. Established in 1907 with funds from a gift of John S. Ames that purchased 2100 acres - the land was used as a working forest and laboratory for students in the Forestry program at Harvard until 1917. Today, the site is designated as a LTERS by the National Science Foundation. This designation tracks long term ecological change at the forest. This collection...