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by PAwildernessadvocate
Mon Oct 25, 2021 12:12 pm
Forum: North Central PA - PA Wilds
Topic: Gigantic black cherry (Prunus serotina) in the Hickory Creek Wilderness, Allegheny National Forest
Replies: 6
Views: 378

Gigantic black cherry (Prunus serotina) in the Hickory Creek Wilderness, Allegheny National Forest

We found this gigantic black cherry (Prunus serotina) tree in the Hickory Creek Wilderness in the Allegheny National Forest on Sunday. Location is between Jack's Run and East Hickory Creek, closer to East Hickory Creek. We agreed it was at least three feet in diameter. Has to be more than one hundre...
by PAwildernessadvocate
Thu Oct 21, 2021 10:17 am
Forum: General Science Discussions
Topic: Dendrochronology employed to establish exact date of Viking presence in North America
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Re: Dendrochronology employed to establish exact date of Viking presence in North America

I just realized I probably should have posted this in the "Dendrochronology" forum instead of the "General Science" forum. Can it be moved?
by PAwildernessadvocate
Thu Oct 21, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: North Central PA - PA Wilds
Topic: TWS and FAW Tionesta Old-Growth Footage
Replies: 5
Views: 2018

Re: TWS and FAW Tionesta Old-Growth Footage

The area the video footage was taken was within the Tionesta Research Natural Area, which is a protected old-growth forest. However, the larger proposed wilderness area surrounding the old-growth forest has not been designated. That requires an act of the U.S. Congress.
by PAwildernessadvocate
Thu Oct 21, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: General Science Discussions
Topic: Dendrochronology employed to establish exact date of Viking presence in North America
Replies: 1
Views: 166

Dendrochronology employed to establish exact date of Viking presence in North America

Through the use of the exact science of dendrochronology we can now say with certainty that Viking visitors were present in North America specifically in the year 1021 AD. Previously we knew they were here around the year 1000, but carbon dating of artifacts and reliance on information in the Icelan...
by PAwildernessadvocate
Sun Jun 27, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: Iceland
Topic: The Two Tallest Trees In Iceland
Replies: 1
Views: 3942

Re: The Two Tallest Trees In Iceland

I finally had the chance to visit the forest grove at Kirkjubæjarklaustur to see some of the tallest trees in Iceland, including the one that is purported to be the tallest tree in the country. All of the tallest ones here are Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis), planted at his location during the 1940s...
by PAwildernessadvocate
Sat Jun 26, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: BBS Administration - How Everything Works
Topic: Cannot post photos
Replies: 11
Views: 5660

Re: Cannot post photos

I am also trying to post photos without success. I'l try to upload one and the little progress bar moves as though it is working, but then a yellow exclamation point triangle appears under the STATUS header, and if you click on that little icon an ERROR box pops up that says "the image file you trie...
by PAwildernessadvocate
Sat May 02, 2020 10:42 pm
Forum: Iceland
Topic: The Two Tallest Trees In Iceland
Replies: 1
Views: 3942

The Two Tallest Trees In Iceland

Apparently the two tallest trees in Iceland are both Sitka spruce ( Picea sitchensis ), and located near a small village called Kirkjubæjarklaustur in south central Iceland. They were both planted in 1949. In August of 2018, the tallest of the two was measured at 28.36 meters in height and 46.8 cm d...
by PAwildernessadvocate
Mon Dec 30, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Native Tree Society
Topic: Test
Replies: 1
Views: 6046

Re: Test

I can see it.

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by PAwildernessadvocate
Sat Oct 12, 2019 7:59 am
Forum: North Carolina
Topic: 2,624-Year-Old Tree Discovered in North Carolina Swamp
Replies: 0
Views: 2077

2,624-Year-Old Tree Discovered in North Carolina Swamp

The things that forests are capable of when you just L.I.T.H.A.! https://www.newsweek.com/2624-tree-north-carolina-swamp-oldest-planet-1421844 2,624-YEAR-OLD TREE DISCOVERED IN NORTH CAROLINA SWAMP IS ONE OF THE OLDEST ON EARTH Researchers have identified a group of ancient bald cypress trees which ...

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