The Friends of Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge supports
FOW is responsible for operating the Nature Store at the Long Island National Refuge Complex Visitor Center in Shirley, NY. They can be reached at: http://friendsofwertheim.org/.
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The black tupelo, or black gum, is a tree of great importance in these woodlands. As one of the oldest species of tree in this area, capable of living well over 650 years, each tree can have a large and lengthy impact on its surroundings.