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by pattyjenkins1
Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Massachusetts
Topic: Copper Beech in Chatham on the Cape
Replies: 4
Views: 755

Re: Copper Beech in Chatham on the Cape

Brian,
The sideways (horizontal) "trunk" is a scaffold branch. The huge trunk on the left is a "leader." These distinctions come from my husband Peter, a Certified Arborist.
George,
Too bad I didn't have a tape measure!!
by pattyjenkins1
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Massachusetts
Topic: Copper Beech in Chatham on the Cape
Replies: 4
Views: 755

Copper Beech in Chatham on the Cape

While visiting my sister, we drove past this ginormous copper beech on private property near the main road (Main St.) going toward the lighthouse in Chatham. I would've crashed the car had I been driving.
by pattyjenkins1
Thu Apr 04, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Southeast Asia & East Indies
Topic: 100.8 meter giant Shorea found in Malaysia
Replies: 9
Views: 1317

Re: 100.8 meter giant Shorea found in Malaysia

For those who are interested, Dr. Meg Lowman, aka "Canopy Meg," the "mother of canopy research," is "heading up a biodiversity survey in Penang, Malaysia with approximately 45 local and international scientists. Their mission is to tally the species living on Penang Hill, beloved by the citizens of ...
by pattyjenkins1
Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Cloning Ancient Trees
Replies: 15
Views: 3231

Re: Cloning Ancient Trees

There was an interview of David Milarch on NPR Radio this morning.
https://www.npr.org/2012/12/08/16678404 ... ith-clones
Comments?
by pattyjenkins1
Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: California
Topic: Northern California Redwood Forests - Not That Old?
Replies: 47
Views: 4906

Re: Northern California Redwood Forests - Not That Old?

I have asked Ed to move this climate change discussion to its own thread. I for one do not want to be reading junk from deniers in different threads every time I open up the digest. It's bad enough that I have to see and hear this crap every day on the news. To be even more blunt, if this conversati...
by pattyjenkins1
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Urban Forests, Trees, and Landscapes
Topic: History of the Bradford Pear
Replies: 2
Views: 757

Re: History of the Bradford Pear

The trees look nice, but the flowers smell terrible, and yes, then the branches start breaking off and you have one ugly mess. Bradford pear trees are so awful that they are even exempt from the Atlanta Tree Protection Ordinance, which requires a permit to remove almost every other species (exceptio...
by pattyjenkins1
Fri Jul 20, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Measurement and Dendromorphometry
Topic: Colorado workshop
Replies: 4
Views: 746

Re: Colorado workshop

Way to go, Bob! But we're still waiting for you (and Ray?) to come back to Georgia so we can get you INTO a tree, not just underneath one.
by pattyjenkins1
Tue Apr 03, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Measurement and Dendromorphometry
Topic: Resurgence of Dendromorphometry
Replies: 18
Views: 2670

Re: Resurgence of Dendromorphometry

Bob and Lee,
You might consider doing your book as an ebook, which gives you the capability of adding and editing, as needed; also makes it more accessible vis-a-vis reach and cost.
Patty
by pattyjenkins1
Tue Feb 13, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Art: Literature, Poetry, and Prose
Topic: Poem: On a Tree Fallen Across the Road
Replies: 1
Views: 651

Poem: On a Tree Fallen Across the Road

This is the poem Bob Foresti's signature suggests. As intended, it stops me in my tracks. On a Tree Fallen Across the Road - Poem by Robert Frost (To hear us talk) The tree the tempest with a crash of wood Throws down in front of us is not bar Our passage to our journey's end for good, But just to a...
by pattyjenkins1
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Biomass
Topic: Beginning of the end for hardwood here?
Replies: 32
Views: 3486

Re: Beginning of the end for hardwood here?

Bob Foresti, where does that Robert Frost quote reside?

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