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If You Clear or Thin a Forest, Will Native Plants Come Back?

Will native plants start growing back all on their own after you clear or thin a forest? It seems like a reasonable possibility, but there are several factors to consider if your woods will return to a beautiful and diverse savanna or a crop of invasive species. Elizabeth Steele explores some of the factors that can lead to a successful Diverse Native Grassland after clearing a forest or woodland.

For more information, please read “9 Tips For Creating a Native Silvopasture”.

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