October 8, 2010
Studies suggest aspen have declined by 95 percent in Arizona, making surviving groves in places like the slopes of the San Francisco Peaks precious survivors for wanderers seeking the solace of fall colors.
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Efforts to understand the dwindling of the aspen reveal an intricate, endlessly connected natural world
I sit alone among the clones, which loom overhead — quivering weirdly. But I am not scared. Truth be told — I do so love these clones.