"Despite the massive human efforts applied to farming, we are woefully short of the inherent resilience, stability, and outright beauty of natural ecosystems. We need look no further than native ecosystems for a template of how to move forward from the many woes of annual monocropping. This is our goal and mission: Redesigning Agriculture in Nature’s Image." Mark Shepard, Restorationag.com
Mark Shepard returns and goes into more detail about succession only this time he addresses our forest ecosystem makeup. He defines forests as a "phase" in time. Intrigued? I hope so. Join us for an insightful and helpful discussion.