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  • n. Plural form of aspen.

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Examples

  • The real reason American waterfowlers return year after year to this vast patchwork of sprawling grainfields pocked with watery low spots and edged with golden-leafed aspens is to experience hunting as it must have been in the States in the 1950s: wide open spaces, cheap room and board at mom-and-pop motels, and friendly farmers who grant permission to hunt for the price of a handshake.

    Waterfowling for Ducks and Geese in Canada

  • BUT, the bright yellow leaves of the aspens were a stark contrast to the grey overcast day, a reminder of what it is like to be a light in the darkness.

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  • One of the best places for viewing the aspens is the area around Glacier Gorge Junction.

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  • His now infamous and widely mocked "aspens" letter to an imprisoned Judith Miller renders that otherwise absurd question a reasonable one.

    How to ensure you get indicted, by Lewis Libby

  • Already, researchers have found detrimental effects from pest and disease infestation as a result of warmer temperatures that have begun killing off trees such as aspens, white bark pines and Douglas fir.

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  • In the past few years aspens have received a great deal of attention from naturalists as the trees have a specialised fauna and flora of their own.

    Country diary: Straithnairn

  • Seen from above, the mountains of central Colorado are a snow-covered mosaic of meadows, aspens and lodgepole pines.

    David Frey: Protecting West's Forests From Global Warming "Moral Issue," Gore Says

  • More than 1 million acres of aspens in Colorado and Wyoming have been affected by sudden aspen decline, and aspens are expected to disappear altogether from at least two-thirds of the areas they recently thrived.

    David Frey: Protecting West's Forests From Global Warming "Moral Issue," Gore Says

  • Soon the season's glorious finalé will end and the aspens will be completely "all clothed in white," leaving us with only our memories (and art) until the first subtle notes of spring return.

    Rich Wolf: Rocky Mountain Golden Groves (Photos)

  • Soon the season's glorious finalé will end and the aspens will be completely "all clothed in white," leaving us with only our memories (and art) until the first subtle notes of spring return.

    Rich Wolf: Rocky Mountain Golden Groves (Photos)

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