Wreath wars

Dodson, J.; Curry, T.
December 1990
Yankee;Dec90, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p82
Comments that a lot of people used to go out in the woods at this time of year to cut balsam branches for Christmas wreaths. Try it now and you could get shot. Maine's wreath industry makes almost $20 million yearly, the nation's largest producer of wreaths. Profiles some wreath-makers and details some problems such as the depletion of brush resources, brush rustling and the Canadians.


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