Minnesota's Forest Treasures

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Layers

images of a squirrelWhen you walk through a forest, you probably see a lot of what's happening at about eye level. But that's just a tiny slice of the picture. The forest ecosystem stretches all the way from the tops of the highest trees to the tips of their deepest roots. Though the specifics vary from forest to forest, each layer has its own stories to tell.

image showing layers of a forest