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by pattyjenkins1
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Trees and Forests - General Discussion Forums
Topic: Where is NTS Going
Replies: 21
Views: 3937

Re: Where is NTS Going

As the moderator of a formerly very active BBS on our website,, I can see where Facebook has siphoned off a great deal of discussion amongst tree climbers and tree enthusiasts there, too. Like the NTS BBS, participation has definitely plummeted on the TCI Forums. Nevertheless, when ...
by pattyjenkins1
Fri Jul 21, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Delaware
Replies: 5
Views: 1527

Re: Hello from Delaware

Hi Pat,
So happy to see you here! TCIers know you're a multi-talented guy, but the folks here don't know anything about you, so please! introduce yourself. I know there are lots of people on this Forums whose interests you share.
All the best,
by pattyjenkins1
Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:13 am
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Syracuse, NY...
Replies: 2
Views: 828

Re: Hello from Syracuse, NY...

Hi Bob,
So happy to see you here! I know that the other folks on these Boards will welcome you, and are happy to share their love of trees with you, as are we.
by pattyjenkins1
Thu May 25, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Cambridge
Replies: 2
Views: 933

Re: Hello from Cambridge

Hi Jake, On the question of "how big trees can grow so tall without the water supply failing": I have a powerpoint presentation done by Cameron Williams, a PhD candidate at Berkeley who studies water transport in the BIG trees. Cam gave this interesting talk at an annual gathering of tree climbers w...
by pattyjenkins1
Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Tree Climbing
Topic: Tree Climbing Ethics
Replies: 2
Views: 1152

Tree Climbing Ethics

Hello all~~ In response to recent discussions, I reviewed Tree Climbers International's "Wilderness Ethics", updated them, and re-named them "Tree Climbing Ethics." I tightened up and clarified our position on not climbing in old growth forests (now named old growth ecosystems, thanks Don Bertolette...
by pattyjenkins1
Wed Jan 04, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Measurement and Dendromorphometry
Topic: using Lidar to find Lost City
Replies: 16
Views: 4051

Re: using Lidar to find Lost City

Doug Preston is not Richard Preston. He's Richard Preston's brother.
by pattyjenkins1
Sat Dec 31, 2016 9:23 am
Forum: Art: Literature, Poetry, and Prose
Topic: Aspirations
Replies: 2
Views: 824

Re: Aspirations

"Let your children climb and fall in love with a tree Making their own world" Here at TCI we frequently tell people that once a kid climbs a tree, they never look at trees the same way again. Sad to say, we get infrequent calls from mothers who wonder what to do when nosy neighbors tell them to haul...
by pattyjenkins1
Sat Dec 31, 2016 9:12 am
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hidden Life of Trees
Replies: 12
Views: 3034

Re: Hidden Life of Trees

Hi BOinBoston, In response to your interest in "Lab Girl": I am about to finish it. All the positive things you've read about it are true. It's the first book in ages that I've read chapters aloud to my arborist husband because Jahren's way of describing seed generation and growth is just magical. H...
by pattyjenkins1
Fri Oct 21, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: Massachusetts
Topic: Metasequoia at Smith College
Replies: 16
Views: 1855

Re: Metasequoia at Smith College

According to Eli's Atlanta champion tree database 2015, Atlanta's largest dawn redwood is 10.9 ft circumf (131"), 100 ft ht, 45 ft. spread.
by pattyjenkins1
Tue Sep 20, 2016 8:28 am
Forum: New Jersey
Topic: one last visit to the great oak
Replies: 10
Views: 3086

Re: one last visit to the great oak

We have a post about this tree on the TCI Facebook page which went sort-of viral; almost 16,000 people have seen it. Fitting tribute.

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