Small wonders

The banana slug above is among the creatures that inhabit the Walter R. Briggs Old Growth Forest Area, 275 acres of forest near Arlington. Get an up-close look at some of the small wonders that live there in our photo gallery.

Read more about Walter Briggs and the forest in our series, The Forest:

Part 1: Meet the man who saved the ancient woods from the saw.

Part 2: Follow along as we venture deep into the forest.

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