Check out this Brief But Spectacular take aired on PBS. Naturalist John Bates speaks about the purpose of his work, to foster “environmental literacy” by “connecting time through old-growth forests.”
And here is related information about John Bates and old growth, including the exemplary and ancient forest on Mount Sunapee.
- Naturalist John Bates Can Guide You To The Best Old-Growth Forest In Wisconsin (Wisconsin Public Radio, November 1, 2019
- Our Living Ancestors by John Bates (Manitowish River Press)
- Natural Heritage and Ancient Forests (Friends of Mount Sunapee resource page)
- Mount Sunapee State Park’s Rare Old Forest (Friends of Mount Sunapee brochure)