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wppCelebrating Landowner-Led Restoration in the Mississippi River Bottomlands 

By Morgan Snyder – Walton Family Foundation – October 20, 2017
When James Cummins started working over 25 years ago to restore forested wetlands in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley, more than 80% of the natural habitat had been converted to agriculture. It was far from certain that the seedlings being planted then would ever grow big enough to make a mark on the landscape. But this month, James is joining private landowners, government agencies and fellow conservationists to celebrate an unsung environmental success story – the revival of bottomland hardwood forests across the lower Mississippi River valley. For full blog post, click here.

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