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Atlantic White Cedar Wetlands of Massachusetts

Glenn Motzkin

Atlantic White Cedar Wetlands of Massachusetts

by Glenn Motzkin

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Published by Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Food and Natural Resources, University of Massachusetts at Amherst in Amherst, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

PRIORITY 2.

StatementGlenn Motzkin.
SeriesResearch bulletin ;, no. 731 (Jan. 1991)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS (ONLINE)
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 53 p. :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1669505M
LC Control Number91622455

Features: According to Professor Glenn Motzkin in his report, The Wilbraham Atlantic-White Cedar Swamp, "The White Cedar Swamp in Wilbraham, Massachusetts is the best example of a cedar wetland in the Connecticut Valley, supporting several white cedar stands as well as rare or uncommon species. In addition to extensive forested wetlands. Atlantic white cedar swamps are a globally rare type of natural community. Of the , acres (, ha) of wetlands in New Hampshire, only about acres ( ha) are Atlantic white cedar swamps. In , The Nature Conservancy purchased 50 acres (20 ha), including more than 3, feet ( m) of frontage on the Powwow River and nearly.

  The Atlantic White Cedar has soft, flat sprays of scaly leaves and tiny light-blue cones. It is currently managed by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and is protected by the “Massachusetts Wetland Protection Act,” which regulates any activity that may affect the health of the swamp, like land clearing or : Newbedfordguide.   Tucked among the red cedars, black oaks and white oaks at Cedar Tree Neck Sanctuary stand six Atlantic white cedars, barely two feet tall. Last year Sheriff’s Meadow Foundation planted 12 of these cedars at the sanctuary as part of a restoration project; the tree is said to be native to the Vineyard, according to executive director Adam Moore.

the first Atlantic white-cedar wetlands symposium was held at Woods Hole, MA. In August of , the extent and characterization of Atlantic white-cedar were the subjects of an International Conference of Ecology in Yokohama, Japan. Selected papers from that meeting and another atFile Size: 10MB. Atlantic white cedar wetlands is dependent on the interplay of several en vironmental drivers including the catastrophic disturbance of fire, fire intensity, and ground water ele vation.


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Atlantic White Cedar Wetlands of Massachusetts by Glenn Motzkin Download PDF EPUB FB2

Atlantic White Cedar Bog Imperiled AWC Bog in a large basin, with leatherleaf and Virginia chain-fern. Atlantic white cedar, red maple and other trees surround the bog. Photo: Thomas O’Shea, MassWildlife. Description: Atlantic White Cedar Bogs (AWC Bogs) are semi-forested acidic dwarf-shrub peatlands - wetlands with incompletely decomposed plant.

Buy The Ecology of Atlantic White Cedar Wetlands: A Community Profile (Classic Reprint) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. THE ECOLOGY OF ATLANTIC WHITE CEDAR WETLANDS: A COMMUNITY PROFILE by Aimlee D. Laderman Marine Biological Laboratory Woods Hole, MA Project Officers Michael Brody Edward Pendleton National Wetlands Research Center U.S.

Fish and Wildlife Service Gause Boulevard Slidell, LA Prepared for U.S. Department of the InteriorFile Size: 4MB. Restaurants near White Cedar Swamp: ( mi) Van Rensselaer's Restaurant ( mi) Russ and Marie's Marconi Beach Restaurant ( mi) Cshore Kitchen and Bar ( mi) Catch of the Day Seafood Market & Grill ( mi) Bocce Italian Grill; View all restaurants near White Cedar Swamp on Tripadvisor/5().

Atlantic white cedar is one of only six species in this genus. Only three of the six are native to the continent, and two of them are west coast species. This leaves Atlantic white cedar as the only representative in the East, where it occurs in a narrow band along the Atlantic coast.

Atlantic white cedar is. Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Communities General Description Atlantic white cedar (chamaecyparis thyoides) is geographically restricted to freshwater wetlands in a narrow band along the eastern coastal US ranging from Mississippi to Maine.

This rare tree species generally decreases in abundance with increasing distance from the coast. Atlantic white cedar: ecology, restoration, and management: Proceedings of the Arlington Echo symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station.

74 p. Abstract—We are developing a database documenting the microscopic biodiversity of all Atlantic white cedar (AWC)Cited by: 1. Motzkin, G.

() Atlantic white cedar wetlands of Massachusetts. Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station Research Bulletin NumberAmherst. Massachusetts Agricultural Experiment Station Research Bulletin Numberby: -- The status and distribution of Atlantic white cedar in Massachusetts \/ Bruce A.

Sorrie and Henry L. Woolsey -- Vegetation patterns in six bogs and adjacent forested wetlands on the inner coastal plain of Maryland \/ James C. Hull and Dennis F. Whigham -- Vegetative composition of Atlantic white cedar swamps in Dare County, North Carolina.

Pets: Pets are not allowed on the Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Trail. Features: This trail descends through a stunted oak and pine forest into a mature woodland, leads to a boardwalk that winds through the picturesque Atlantic White Cedar Swamp, and returns via the historic “Wireless Road” (a sand road) to the starting location.

Description: Alluvial Atlantic White Cedar Swamps (AWCS) occur within the floodplain of low gradient rivers and streams or at the fringes of open marshy areas along ponds. River floodwaters provide more nutrients than occur in other Atlantic white cedar (AWC) wetlands.

But, like other AWCS and unlike other. Atlantic White Cedar Conservation, LLC. Albemarle/Pamlico Coastal Program in North Carolina is working with the Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge and North Carolina State University to restore an 18,acre (7,hectare) Atlantic white cedar (Chamaecypa risthyoides)/bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) far, approximately 2, acres ( ha) have been replanted to primarily bald cypress and Atlantic white cedar.

Atlantic white cedar grows along the Eastern Coast of the United States no more than miles inland, with its northern range limit in south central Maine (Little and Garrett ).

The Atlantic White Cedar is one of six species of Chamaecyparis, and one of four species native to the Atlantic coast of North America. The Atlantic White Cedar is an evergreen coniferous tree that can be identified by various characteristics.

Blue-green fan-like foliage, cone-shaped trees stand an average of meters tall. GENERAL BOTANICAL CHARACTERISTICS: Atlantic white-cedar is a small to medium-sized, columnar evergreen tree which commonly reaches 40 to 60 feet ( m) in height and 36 inches (1 m) d.b.h.

[16,25,40,45].Individuals may occasionally reach feet (37 m) in height and 60 inches ( cm) in diameter [].Plants are long-lived and can reach 1, years of age. All about Atlantic white cedar. Atlantic White Cedar, [Chamaecyparis thyoides (AWC)] is native to the Atlantic coast of North America from Maine to Georgia with a separate population on the Gulf of Mexico coast from Florida to Mississippi (Laderman ).It is a coniferous, evergreen tree species that exists in pure stands as a consequence of major disturbance, such as fire or weather-related.

The proceedings of a symposium organized at Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, Oct. Chamaecyparis thyoides is restricted to freshwater peatlands along a narrow band of the east coast of the USA.

The symposium aimed to assess the current state of knowledge and determine research needs for this species, to stimulate a broad range of applied and. Atlantic white cedar was a major reason why Buffalo City was established on the area that is not the refuge in the early Its wood was in great demand as a material for boat-building, shingles, siding, and any product that would be in contact with water.

White cedar is a catastrophic disturbance species and only reproduces itself after a. Location: Thoughout the 3 northern states, and in the mountainous areas of Massachusetts and Connecticut.

To identify: 1. Distinguish from Atlantic White Cedar and Red Cedar by the vertical align- ment of the branch sprays, the pale green color, and the more open, spread- ing branch structure. Value: Same as Atlantic White Cedar. Atlantic white cedar swamps are a rare habitat found in low-lying, isolated patches along a mile stretch of the eastern seaboard and Gulf Coast.

The Atlantic white cedar grows in small, dense stands in wet, acidic soils with high levels of organic matter.Atlantic White Cedar Swamp Diagnostics These wetlands have greater than 60% tree canopy cover. Atlantic white cedar is dominant or at least common.

Evergreen shrubs are often present. Similar Types Northern White Cedar Swamps may be compositionally similar except for the dominant species.

Other similar types lack Atlantic white cedar, except.From the Atlantic coast to inland rivers and swamps, Massachusetts encompasses an array of wetlands -- geographical features characterized by the presence of water on or near the earth’s surface.