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by rickkoval
Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:02 am
Forum: Northeast Pennsylvania Mountains
Topic: Ricketts Glen State Park Ruckers Index revised
Replies: 1
Views: 921

Ricketts Glen State Park Ruckers Index revised

Please review the attachment of the revised Ricketts Glen State Park Ruckers Index which includes rounded off totals.
Rick
by rickkoval
Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:17 pm
Forum: Phildelphia and the Countryside
Topic: Ridley Creek State Park Update 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 4804

Re: Ridley Creek State Park Update 2010

Hi George,
I am a few years late with this reply but it was the first time I read it. Awesome finds! Fabulous demonstration of dedication and skill. Hats off to you.

Rick Koval
by rickkoval
Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:07 pm
Forum: Northeast Pennsylvania Mountains
Topic: Ricketts Glen State Park Rucker Index
Replies: 7
Views: 2365

Re: Ricketts Glen State Park Rucker Index

Hi Wil, My measuring device is a Nikon Forestry Pro Laser Rangefinder/Hypsometer which has a electronic clinometer that measures angles to that degree. It's quite user friendly in that is has a 6x power viewfinder, so you just hold on target and click for the angle. I find it more accurate than my m...
by rickkoval
Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:45 pm
Forum: Northeast Pennsylvania Mountains
Topic: Ricketts Glen State Park PDF
Replies: 0
Views: 1008

Ricketts Glen State Park PDF

Here's an attached PDF file which might be easier to review.

Rick
by rickkoval
Fri Jan 31, 2014 10:38 pm
Forum: Northeast Pennsylvania Mountains
Topic: Ricketts Glen State Park Rucker Index
Replies: 7
Views: 2365

Ricketts Glen State Park Rucker Index

Hi Folks, For the past year I have been big tree hunting at Ricketts Glen State Park and would like to share the updated Ricketts Glen State Park Rucker Index. The park is phenomenal as each time I visit a section something new turns up; however, we lost a few big trees to wind storms and hemlocks t...
by rickkoval
Tue Jan 28, 2014 11:03 pm
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: New to ENTS
Replies: 1
Views: 1080

New to ENTS

Hello, Just want to briefly introduce myself to the group. My name is Rick Koval, a professional naturalist, outdoor writer and big tree hunter from NE Pennsylvania. Ricketts Glen State Park is less than 20 minutes from my home, and is where I have spent the last year searching and measuring big tre...
by rickkoval
Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: Northeast Pennsylvania Mountains
Topic: Rickett's Glen.
Replies: 7
Views: 2393

Re: Rickett's Glen.

Hi TC, I can not believe we did not cross paths during the past year as someone else besides me and few others including like Dale and Ed has been tree hunting at Ricketts Glen! I've spent the past year at RGSP measuring trees like yourself and have a ton of info to share. We need to meet and compar...

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