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Jan 19, 2011

Citizens of the southeast unite! A new report shows 10 of the most endangered places in the southeast. These are national natural treasures, all of which bring massive amounts of ecological, economic, and aesthetic benefits to the region: 

The Alabama Coast
Georgia's Cypress Forests
Oconee River
Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge
Snowbird Mountains 
Cape Fear Basin
Santee River Basin
Cumberland Plateau
George Washington National Forest
Chesapeake Bay
All of these places, from coastlines to national forests, could benefit from more trees. Of course, planting trees is only one step of many that could improve these ecosystems and bring them back from the brink, but it is an important step nonetheless. More trees in these areas can bring stable soil to coasts and riverbanks, cleaner water, healthier soil, better wildlife habitats, and so much more. Read more about these places and the challenges they face at
Then find ways to get involved, and help save these vital natural wonders. 
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Posted: Wednesday January 19, 2011, 9:24 am
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