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by pdbrandt
Tue Nov 05, 2013 5:41 pm
Forum: Measurement and Dendromorphometry
Topic: Trees database- use it
Replies: 14
Views: 20377

Re: Trees database- use it

Hi Steve,

I have some trees in Central NC I'd like to add. Can that be done 1 at a time or only via upload of a spreadsheet? Is there a how to guide for uploads anywhere?

Thanks,
by pdbrandt
Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:01 pm
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: I'm from WI, but IN LA
Replies: 5
Views: 1796

Re: I'm from WI, but IN LA

Welcome to NTS, Nick, from another rec tree climber and tree measuring aficionado. Good to see you here.
by pdbrandt
Thu Oct 10, 2013 3:54 pm
Forum: South America
Topic: Check out the world's largest cashew tree, Brazil
Replies: 2
Views: 1511

Re: Check out the world's largest cashew tree, Brazil

That is a huge tree!

...but is it a single or multi stemmed cashew tree ;)
by pdbrandt
Sun Oct 06, 2013 6:58 pm
Forum: General Science Discussions
Topic: Beech nut citizen science request
Replies: 1
Views: 1035

Re: Beech nut citizen science request

I went beech nut hunting this weekend with my kids. In the picture below from top left to bottom right is a mature beech tree, nut clusters ready to harvest, harvested nuts, nuts without the spiny outer shell, the raw kernel, and last of all canola-oil-toasted kernels ready to eat. They taste quite ...
by pdbrandt
Thu Oct 03, 2013 12:50 pm
Forum: General Science Discussions
Topic: Beech nut citizen science request
Replies: 1
Views: 1035

Beech nut citizen science request

Hi ENTS, Does anyone know a tree biologist/ecologist/hobbbyist who is an expert on tree nut pollination and formation? The request comes from Dr. Ron Gettinger, Biology Professor at Randolph College in Lynchburg VA, who I contacted to see if his ongoing research on Beech nut formation could be augme...
by pdbrandt
Tue Sep 24, 2013 7:17 am
Forum: Measurement and Dendromorphometry
Topic: Volunteers needed for big tree certification
Replies: 26
Views: 5727

Re: Volunteers needed for big tree certification

Hi Bob,

How exciting! As a tree climber and proud owner of a Nikon 440 and clinometer, I am happy to help however I can in the piedmont of NC.

Patrick
by pdbrandt
Wed Aug 14, 2013 1:29 pm
Forum: Canopy Research
Topic: Tardigrades in the canopy
Replies: 1
Views: 1130

Tardigrades in the canopy

Last week I had the chance to help out with a very unique public tree climbing event hosting by Meg Lowman, Director of the North Carolina Nature Research Center (NRC). The event marked the culmination of a summer undergraduate research program co sponsored by the NRC and Baker University in Kansas....
by pdbrandt
Wed Jun 26, 2013 4:47 pm
Forum: Special Lists
Topic: Personal Best Heights
Replies: 3
Views: 1500

Re: Personal Best Heights

Nice list indeed! Do you consider these the tallest trees that you have located and measured personally? If so that is even more impressive. I imagine it would not be hard for you to measure a taller tulip tree during a day trip to Baxter Creek in the smokies. I noticed there was no pecan on your li...
by pdbrandt
Fri Jun 21, 2013 5:28 am
Forum: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Topic: Oh crap!
Replies: 5
Views: 1981

Re: Oh crap!

Are there any plans to mount an expedition to check on the trees there?
by pdbrandt
Wed Jun 12, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: Special Places
Topic: The Gully
Replies: 8
Views: 4187

Re: The Gully

I loved reading your post, Carol. Like others have said, it brought back a rush of childhood memories of the time I spent in the ravine with ini biking distance of my house. I remember rock hopping, looking for wildlife (crawfish were always a coveted find), hiding from the homeowners on the ridge w...

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