Thinking about tree regeneration: This granny pine was alone in this valley 30 years ago. But look at all the saplings around it now! Deer management has change the valley substantially over the last few decades, reducing the intensity of grazing has allowed young plants to grow and begin forest regeneration where previously only established trees could survive. #Ecology #succession #ScotsPine #saplings #landscapephotography #ConSci
Ecological Succession: Change is Good - Crash Course Ecology #6 In the world of ecology, the only constant is change - but change can be good. Today Hank explains ecological succession and how ecological communities change over time to become beautiful, biodiverse mosaics.