‘We are see­ing BEAU­TI­FUL OLD GROWTH TREES taken from some of our most beloved pub­lic spa­ces.’

Canadian Geographic - - WILDLIFE -

Anya Tyson, tim­ber project man­ager for the U.s.-based con­ser­va­tion group Adven­ture Sci­en­tists, ex­plains to the CBC why her or­ga­ni­za­tion is cre­at­ing a DNA data­base to help pre­vent the theft of bigleaf maples on the Pa­cific Coast from south­ern Cal­i­for­nia to British Columbia, many of which are il­le­gally logged for use in fur­ni­ture and mu­si­cal in­stru­ments.

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