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by Will Blozan
Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:43 pm
Forum: Oregon
Topic: Sitka Spruce Range Limit
Replies: 3
Views: 1757

Re: Sitka Spruce Range Limit

Are you in contact with Dr. Robert Van Pelt or Chris Earle? If not I could forward this post to them.

-Will
by Will Blozan
Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:41 pm
Forum: Great Britain
Topic: English oaks and lodgepole pine
Replies: 2
Views: 1574

Re: English oaks and lodgepole pine

9 meters circumference. Classic press error.
by Will Blozan
Sun Mar 13, 2016 5:08 pm
Forum: Virginia
Topic: Ramseys Draft Wilderness, VA
Replies: 5
Views: 2408

Re: Ramseys Draft Wilderness, VA

Definitely an ash. Some hemlocks in Ramsey's Draft and Shenandoah have received insecticidal treatments to combat HWA. When you see a healthy tree look at the base and see if it has been marked with paint or a tag. Higher elevation hemlocks are likely in the winter HWA kill-zone so they are fine (fo...
by Will Blozan
Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:27 am
Forum: New Jersey
Topic: Bear Swamp West - Old Growth Hollies
Replies: 10
Views: 4232

Re: Bear Swamp West - Old Growth Hollies

My goodness what a magical place! I have come across two stands of old-growth American holly in the southern Appalachians. Cored trees were over 230 with one tree 330. They can get so super-gnarly and seem to dominate the landscape only in isolated pockets.

-Will
by Will Blozan
Sun Mar 06, 2016 9:01 am
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: Coopers Rock State Forest - Hemlock Trail 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 2045

Re: Coopers Rock State Forest - Hemlock Trail 2016

Thank you!- So great to see green hemlocks these days. For the most part, these stands are gone down here in w. NC.

-Will
by Will Blozan
Sun Mar 06, 2016 8:57 am
Forum: Measurement and Dendromorphometry
Topic: Rounding rules for TP200 and TP360
Replies: 8
Views: 3051

Re: Rounding rules for TP200 and TP360

Matt,

Brilliant test! Now for another one: do the same but run the ML routine...

Great work!

Will
by Will Blozan
Tue Mar 01, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: Measurement and Dendromorphometry
Topic: External Spoke Method for Measuring Crown Spread
Replies: 7
Views: 2836

Re: External Spoke Method for Measuring Crown Spread

Bob, I have a problem with your methodology in measuring and calculating the average crown spread. If you only measure the longest limbs your crown spread measurement will be significantly greater than 'average'. It would be the equivalent of measuring the top of each wave crest and saying that thi...
by Will Blozan
Mon Feb 29, 2016 4:46 pm
Forum: South Carolina
Topic: Congaree National Park, SC (Part 2)
Replies: 2
Views: 1390

Re: Congaree National Park, SC (Part 2)

Tyler wrote:Doug,

The national champion pine's largest limb broke in an ice storm in 2014 so maybe that explains the smaller crown spread.

Tyler
Tyler,

Did not know that but expected it!

Doug,

Last crown spread was derived from the mapping; min/max average.

-Will
by Will Blozan
Sat Feb 27, 2016 8:12 am
Forum: South Carolina
Topic: Congaree National Park, SC (Part 1)
Replies: 12
Views: 3338

Re: Congaree National Park, SC (Part 1)

tsharp wrote:Doug, Will:
Pawpaw 67.4' at Scotts Run Nature Preserve in Virginia. Where is the one in Maryland?
WOW!!! I missed that one- holy moly. Darian Copiz hit one on the C&O Canal NHP, MD side.

-Will
by Will Blozan
Fri Feb 26, 2016 8:08 pm
Forum: South Carolina
Topic: Congaree National Park, SC (Part 1)
Replies: 12
Views: 3338

Re: Congaree National Park, SC (Part 1)

Doug,

Excellent! Man, I do wish I could have joined you all.

BTW- there are two taller paw paws known, one in TN 62' and one in MD ~64'.

Will

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