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Tree lore for young and old at Great Mountain Forest

patricks@lakevillejournal.com
Alejandro Vinueza and Chloe Ifull introduced the high school science students at Great Mountain Forest on Tuesday, July 16. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

Jean Bronson was armed with a sheaf of detailed notes about trees for the Great Mountain Forest’s (GMF) display at the Weekend in Norfolk festival, Aug. 2 through 4.

On Sunday, Aug. 4, she referred to her notes as visitors tried to match tree bark samples to names of trees.

As a reporter hove into earshot, Bronson was telling a group that Connecticut is the world’s largest producer of witch hazel.

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