There’s More Than Redwoods Growing In Mendocino National Forest

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Up north, just a few hours drive from my doorstep, is a lush and largely forgotten about place called Mendocino County. It’s known by few, but those that do know it likely do so because of its most abundant crop, marijuana, which grows spectacularly well in Mendocino National Forest. Locals know this, and so do authorities, who swooped in Friday, like they do every year, and uprooted 460,000 pot plants. …Read the full story on TreeHugger