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by jcruddat
Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Dendrochronology and Tree Ages
Topic: Newly Discovered Old Growth Eastern Hemlock Forest in CT
Replies: 7
Views: 2990

Re: Newly Discovered Old Growth Eastern Hemlock Forest in CT

Hi Joan, Yes, I could send out some emails to determine whether or not it is protected and then let you know. Ender's state forest itself is easily accessible with plenty of trails along one side of the river. In order to access the other side which contains most, but not all of the old growth, you ...
by jcruddat
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Dendrochronology and Tree Ages
Topic: Newly Discovered Old Growth Eastern Hemlock Forest in CT
Replies: 7
Views: 2990

Re: Newly Discovered Old Growth Eastern Hemlock Forest in CT

According to https://www.ct.gov/deep/cwp/view.asp?A=2716&Q=594616, it is considered a dedicated open space and a state forest. It has a no hunting restriction but parts are managed for saw-timber, firewood, wildlife habitat, and recreational activities such as hiking, fishing, and bird watching. If ...
by jcruddat
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Dendrochronology and Tree Ages
Topic: Newly Discovered Old Growth Eastern Hemlock Forest in CT
Replies: 7
Views: 2990

Re: Newly Discovered Virgin Connecticut Forest (Eastern Heml

Hi Ray,
I would be very happy to show you what I found. I am available most of the time, except in early July. And by the way, nice job on The Lost Forests of New England, it was fascinating to watch and the filming was exceptional.
by jcruddat
Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Dendrochronology and Tree Ages
Topic: Newly Discovered Old Growth Eastern Hemlock Forest in CT
Replies: 7
Views: 2990

Re: Newly Discovered Virgin Connecticut Forest (Eastern Heml

Here are a few photos

Virgin eastern hemlock grove:
Virgin Eastern Hemlock Grove
Virgin Eastern Hemlock Grove
Dead 429-year-old eastern hemlock:
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Stilted roots (~190 years old):
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Hemlock woolly adelgid:
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by jcruddat
Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Dendrochronology and Tree Ages
Topic: Newly Discovered Old Growth Eastern Hemlock Forest in CT
Replies: 7
Views: 2990

Newly Discovered Old Growth Eastern Hemlock Forest in CT

Hi all, Recently, I have been frequenting Enders State Forest in West Granby Connecticut where I observed some very old looking eastern hemlock, among other species. I took around 20 samples from the oldest looking trees. Here is what I have found thus far in terms of their ages (>150 years old): Ea...
by jcruddat
Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Dendrochronology and Tree Ages
Topic: Personal Observations of Possible and Known Old Growth in CT
Replies: 7
Views: 574

Re: Personal Observations of Possible and Known Old Growth i

There should be an option below which says "no thanks, continue to view". Let me know if this does not work for you and I will upload it again. I attached a screenshot of what I see when I am not logged in.

Jack
by jcruddat
Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:05 am
Forum: Dendrochronology and Tree Ages
Topic: Personal Observations of Possible and Known Old Growth in CT
Replies: 7
Views: 574

Re: Personal Observations of Possible and Known Old Growth i

The link broke because I accidentally changed the location of the file, so here's a new link: https://1drv.ms/b/s!AoAwunywGw56jeFm9-vwDUaBZGYvVA

Jack
by jcruddat
Mon Mar 19, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Dendrochronology and Tree Ages
Topic: Personal Observations of Possible and Known Old Growth in CT
Replies: 7
Views: 574

Re: Personal Observations of Possible and Known Old Growth i

Hi Ray, I'll hopefully be able to machine it by the end of this school year (May 1st). I finished the CAD and CAM but still need to verify which cutting tools I will be using and have someone help me to setup the 4-axis lathe. Should take around 37 minutes to machine the threads. I'll post it on ENT...
by jcruddat
Mon Mar 19, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Dendrochronology and Tree Ages
Topic: Personal Observations of Possible and Known Old Growth in CT
Replies: 7
Views: 574

Personal Observations of Possible and Known Old Growth in CT

Hi all, Linked here is a PDF file containing a compilation of my personal observations thus far in terms of old growth in CT. The purpose is to identify, categorize, and hopefully protect those that are old growth for future generations. Let me know if you would like me to email you their locations....

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