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by eliahd24
Thu Mar 03, 2011 3:28 pm
Forum: Wildlife and Wildlife Encounters
Topic: Tree climbing snakes!
Replies: 6
Views: 3122

Re: Tree climbing snakes!

I've definitely seen a few snakes swimming in the pond in Fernbank Forest too. Quite surprising the first time you see it!
by eliahd24
Wed Mar 02, 2011 9:53 pm
Forum: South Carolina
Topic: Middleton and Angel Oaks
Replies: 17
Views: 4324

Re: Middleton and Angel Oaks

Video of the Angel Oak from 2009. This tree has the largest (documented) maximum spread of any measured live oak.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GePyI7Z0y0w

~Eli
by eliahd24
Wed Mar 02, 2011 9:50 pm
Forum: Wildlife and Wildlife Encounters
Topic: Tree climbing snakes!
Replies: 6
Views: 3122

Tree climbing snakes!

Last summer I had the great experience of seeing a black racer climb vertically up the furrowed bark of an old tuliptree in an old section of forest on the campus of Emory University here in Atlanta, GA. Quite amazing!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8MEwIEyS5E
by eliahd24
Wed Mar 02, 2011 9:47 pm
Forum: Wildlife and Wildlife Encounters
Topic: Hawk in Umbrella Magnolia
Replies: 0
Views: 1009

Hawk in Umbrella Magnolia

This red-tailed hawk was just beside me perched in the champion Magnolia tripetala behind Fernbank Museum. Truly awesome moment!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAgwO4FLcEs
by eliahd24
Wed Mar 02, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: South Carolina
Topic: Middleton and Angel Oaks
Replies: 17
Views: 4324

Re: Middleton and Angel Oaks

Middleton Live Oak - video from late fall 2010:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRyB_E2DJts

~Eli
by eliahd24
Wed Mar 02, 2011 9:37 pm
Forum: Georgia
Topic: Bulloch Hall, Roswell, GA
Replies: 10
Views: 6357

Bulloch Hall, Roswell, GA

During this fantastic spurt of spring-like weather I had a chance to visit the grounds and forested areas at Bulloch Hall in Roswell, GA. Jess Riddle told me about this spot and the current state champion Bigleaf Magnolia is one he found on site about 10 years ago. I was on a mission to find said tr...
by eliahd24
Thu Feb 17, 2011 11:27 am
Forum: Georgia
Topic: Clear Creek Nature Preserve, Atlanta
Replies: 5
Views: 5064

Re: Clear Creek Nature Preserve, Atlanta

they're a pain (literally) if you've ever stepped on one with bare feet too!
by eliahd24
Thu Feb 17, 2011 9:26 am
Forum: Georgia
Topic: Clear Creek Nature Preserve, Atlanta
Replies: 5
Views: 5064

Clear Creek Nature Preserve, Atlanta

Just when I think I've tromped through every last exceptional urban forest in Atlanta, another one appears. Clear Creek Nature Preserve is over 50 acres of floodplain forest along Clear Creek, north of Piedmont Park in Atlanta, GA. It's owned by the Brookwood Hills Community Club and access is [some...
by eliahd24
Thu Feb 17, 2011 8:54 am
Forum: Tree Species, Families and Identification
Topic: Quercus bicolor??
Replies: 13
Views: 5977

Re: Quercus bicolor??

Will, not sure Chinkapin is in the mix. Based on the floodplain location and presence of White Oak and Swamp Chestnut Oak I'm gonna assume it a hybrid of the two. It's pushing 120' tall, so regardless, it's a nice specimen!
by eliahd24
Tue Feb 15, 2011 8:23 pm
Forum: North Carolina
Topic: Cheoah Hemlock aerial treatment for HWA
Replies: 9
Views: 4752

Re: Cheoah Hemlock aerial treatment for HWA

Wow- what an amazing tree! Thanks for your generous efforts to save this giant Will. I'd love to visit this tree sometime.

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