Joan Maloof  is a scientist, a writer, and the Founder and Director of the Old-Growth Forest Network, a nonprofit organization creating a network of forests that will remain forever unlogged and open to the public.  Her books are, Teaching the Trees: Lessons from the Forest and Among the Ancients: Adventures in the Eastern Old-Growth Forests.  Maloof is a Professor Emeritus at Salisbury University in Maryland.

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