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Public Lecture: Natural History of Coastal Redwoods — Fire, Floods and Fog
Released: 2/6/1998

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U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
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Reston, VA 20192
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Phone: 650-329-4000 | FAX: 650-329-4013

PUBLIC LECTURE: "Natural History of Coastal Redwoods -- Fire, Floods and Fog," is the subject of the U.S. Geological Survey’s FREE Public Lecture on THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1998. USGS’ Research Biologist, Stephen Veirs, will discuss redwood forests past and present, the natural role of fire in redwood ecosystems, understanding your backyard redwood trees, how tall redwood trees can actually grow, and why redwood burls are important, at 7 p.m., at the PALO ALTO CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 250 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto. For more information on activities at the USGS, call (415) 329-5000.

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