A decade later. By 1951 the healthy young trees were closing in on the roadway, virtually obliterating stumps and snags left from the original timber harvesting operation. Clemons Tree Farm acreage had grown to more than 327,000. The program had spread across the nation to embrace more than 23 million acres on 3,032 tree farms in 29 states. (Number 2 in a sequence of 3, Rock Creek).
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