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by Merchant
Sat Dec 20, 2014 3:03 pm
Forum: New York
Topic: Allegany State Park
Replies: 2
Views: 1196

Re: Allegany State Park

If you head east of the bridge there are some large white pines, black walnut, and a few and red maple. The white pines are fairly tall 100+ feet. The main concentration are along the creek. Judging from the rockiness of the terrain, the root systems seem unstable therefore the larger ones have fall...
by Merchant
Thu Dec 11, 2014 11:37 am
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Allegany State Park
Replies: 8
Views: 3329

Re: Allegany State Park

Yes, she is my sister. She is very active in the anti fracking movement here in NY and a fellow tree enthusiast. I remember her working to save the forest in Allegany. I believe she told the governor she would do a concert in the park to draw attention to the matter, he backed down, LOL. She and her...
by Merchant
Tue Dec 09, 2014 11:39 pm
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Allegany State Park
Replies: 8
Views: 3329

Re: Allegany State Park

Bob, it is an honor to see your response to my post. As I said, I have been researching and visiting sites in WNY and N. PA for about 4 years now. It started out as a "calling" after heart surgery and has turned into an obsession. Two years ago I discovered this site but stayed clear of the measurin...
by Merchant
Tue Dec 09, 2014 7:41 pm
Forum: New York
Topic: Allegany State Park
Replies: 2
Views: 1196

Allegany State Park

Greetings, I am 52 years old and have been visiting Allegany State Park since I was child. I live only 20 min away in Jamestown NY. The park is very special to my family and I am called home to it's forest every summer. The past few years (since I started hunting old growth sites) I started wanderin...
by Merchant
Tue Dec 09, 2014 7:30 pm
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Allegany State Park
Replies: 8
Views: 3329

Re: Allegany State Park

Also, I do not know if I am posting this information in the right place. This site is hard to navigate if you are not much of a computer person like myself.
by Merchant
Tue Dec 09, 2014 7:24 pm
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Allegany State Park
Replies: 8
Views: 3329

Allegany State Park

Greetings, I am 52 years old and have been visiting Allegany State Park since I was child. I live only 20 min away in Jamestown NY. The park is very special to my family and I am called home to it's forest every summer. The past few years (since I started hunting old growth sites) I started wanderin...
by Merchant
Sun Nov 30, 2014 9:46 am
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Second Try
Replies: 1
Views: 1215

Second Try

This is my second attempt to join in the fun. Not much of a computer wizard so bear with me. Been 2 years since I last tried to navigate this site and have covered many more forests in the Western NY and N West PA wilderness. From the shores of Lake Erie to Cooks Forest I have toured many sites and ...

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