Scenes from the forest

The inchworm above is among the denizens of the Walter R. Briggs Old Growth Forest Area, 275 acres of ancient woods named for the man who saved them from the saw. Read more about Briggs and the forest in part one of our series here, and see more photos from the forest in a gallery here.

In Part 2 of our series: Follow along as we venture deep into the forest, and get an up-close look at some of the small wonders that live there.

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