Coarse woody debris

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English: Coarse woody debris (CWD) is a term used in all English-speaking countries for the dead trees left standing or fallen, as well as the remains of branches on the ground in forests.
  • Coarse woody debris can can provide habitats for flora and fauna, are part of their ecology, and part of the ecosystem's vitality.
Deutsch: Totholz (Moderholz; Biotopholz) ist Lebensraum und wird insbesondere im Biotop- und Artenschutz als Sammelbegriff für abgestorbene Bäume oder deren Teile verwendet.

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