New England forests: big, but in danger

May 24th, 2010 | By | Category: Land

Bill Toomey, director of Highstead, a regional conservation organization based in Redding and one of the partners in the Wildlands and Woodlands project, said Connecticut is now about 59 percent forest, down from 70 percent two decades ago. Only about 12 percent of the state’s forests are permanently protected, he said.

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