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Birds Report: In ‘Connecticut State of the Birds 2011’ report, concern about forest land

Mar 6th, 2011 | By

When the colonists settled here, they cut down the trees to build homes. But the forests grew back. In the 1700s, the growth of farming brought more trees down. Again, the forests came back as farming declined from 1840 to 1940.

But the forests are no longer growing back, and that’s a major concern of the Connecticut Audubon Society in its “Connecticut State of the Birds 2011.”