What makes lichen and trees grow in certain island areas in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area? Local researchers examined 30 such islands in a one-week study of the area in the fall of 2009. Two factors were the most important — how large the island was, and the number of suitable habitats on that island. How isolated the island was from other islands didn't have an effect.
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