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Photo of the Month

Pterocarpus forest with a variety of palms along the Indian River on the Carribbean island of Dominica. Pterocarpus is a pantropical tree genus in the legume family that has winged fruits dispersed by wind or by floating on water. The boat in the photo contains students from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF) who were taking a tropical ecology class in Dominica. Photo: Martin Dovciak (March 2017, before Hurricane Maria).