Rethinking the Mountain Cedar, a.k.a. Juniperus ashei
Soils in the Hill Country of Texas have been subjected to numerous severe disturbances over the last 150 years. If Mountain Cedars hadn't morphed from trees in forests and woodlands into pioneering thickets of bushy-cedars, our soils would be much more degraded today.
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Recharge vs. Runoff
Why increasing surface runoff by clearing woody vegetation was promoted as better than mainting soil health to increase soil infiltration and reduce erosion.