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by ryandallas
Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:53 am
Forum: Connecticut
Topic: Big Sycamore in Bethel, CT
Replies: 7
Views: 1971

Re: Big Sycamore in Bethel, CT

Thank you, Don. I've posted a photo of the tree. As you can see, its large girth is due, in part, to the large branch that hangs over the street.
by ryandallas
Sun Apr 05, 2015 12:56 pm
Forum: Connecticut
Topic: Big Sycamore in Bethel, CT
Replies: 7
Views: 1971

Big Sycamore in Bethel, CT

This afternoon, after attending Easter Service in Newtown, CT., the family went to see a large sycamore tree which grows in the nearby town of Bethel. The resulting measurements were very impressive. I got a circumference of 23'3" (or roughly 7'5" in diameter) and a height of 100' on a straight-up l...
by ryandallas
Sat Mar 21, 2015 8:37 am
Forum: Dutch Country - South Central
Topic: Big Sycamore off of 283
Replies: 8
Views: 1775

Re: Big Sycamore off of 283

No problem! This is the same tree, I believe:

http://californiabigtrees.calpoly.edu/i ... yValue=175

--Ryan
by ryandallas
Fri Mar 20, 2015 2:55 pm
Forum: Dutch Country - South Central
Topic: Big Sycamore off of 283
Replies: 8
Views: 1775

Re: Big Sycamore off of 283

Yes, T.C., another gone. And I think it was cleared to make way for some sort of super store.

Those are some amazing sycamores, JDJ. I saw you moved to California? Here's a Platanus racemosa from San Juan Capistrano.
by ryandallas
Sun Mar 15, 2015 12:46 pm
Forum: Dutch Country - South Central
Topic: Big Sycamore off of 283
Replies: 8
Views: 1775

Re: Big Sycamore off of 283

I was recently looking at the Lancaster Area on Google Maps, and I have to report that this tree, and its companion abandoned house, were destroyed. I wish I had measured it when I had the chance. It probably was in the 17'+ CBH range. Other sycamores on the PA Big Trees Website dwarfed it, but I re...
by ryandallas
Fri May 23, 2014 2:24 pm
Forum: Connecticut
Topic: Reintroduction and Maple Tree
Replies: 0
Views: 729

Reintroduction and Maple Tree

Hello all, This is Ryan LeClair, of Trumbull, Ct. I would like to apologize for completely falling off the map about a year ago. I was working a job with difficult hours, and as such, I had neither the time nor the energy to devote to tree-hunting. Now, however, I am back. Recently, that is, about a...

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