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SUSTAINABLE MAINE

Basket Trees - Saving a Tradition

  • Aired: 10/04/2012
  • 26:46
  • Rating: E
For centuries, Wabanaki artisans have woven exquisite baskets from brown ash. Now this ancient art form is at risk. An invasive beetle called the emerald ash borer has already killed tens of millions of ash trees in the Midwest and Canada, and it’s heading toward Maine. Researchers are teaming up with Wabanaki basket makers to try to prevent, detect and respond to this threat.
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The ancient Wabanaki art form of woven basketmaking is put at risk by an invasive beetle.
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