Through the fog, it was a bit scary in the woods, almost like the movie Sleepy Hollow.A nearby panel explains what the term "coppice" means:
Niederwald refers to a specific form of use of the forest, in which certain tree species are repeatedly felled and repeatedly regenerate from the remaining rootstocks and stumps. So the trees are usually very young, but the roots are ancient.
January 8, 2017
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