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#6 Forest Succession

pQuaking Aspen is a fast and tall growing tree. It is one of the first species to grow in young habitats or after fires and then establish forests./p

Forests are older habitats than fields. One clue that tell us this is the larger size of trees. 

Use the measuring tape to take the marked Aspen tree’s circumference, or distance around the trunk, in centimeters. Measure at the same height of the pole that the tape hangs from. 

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Answer with a number only, for example: 5, 8.2, 9