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by mdavie
Sun Sep 25, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: New Hampshire
Topic: Old growth trees
Replies: 3
Views: 1391

Re: Old growth trees

Well, sure there's some interest, just go back, take some measurements, and take some photos! The more of both the better.
by mdavie
Thu Sep 15, 2016 5:17 am
Forum: Ontario
Topic: Impressively Stout Rock Elm (Ulmus thomasii) at Cavan
Replies: 15
Views: 2662

Re: Impressively Stout Rock Elm (Ulmus thomasii) at Cavan

Rock elms are great trees, there are lots in middle Tn where I grew up, and I've had one as a bonsai for 25 years now.
by mdavie
Sun Jul 31, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: Georgia
Topic: Spooner Live Oak- Iron City, GA
Replies: 25
Views: 6729

Re: Spooner Live Oak- Iron City, GA

FWIW, just found this video from last year:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3GSNEj-m8c
by mdavie
Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:11 pm
Forum: South Carolina
Topic: Tamassee Knob and Station Cove remeasurements, SC
Replies: 13
Views: 2588

Re: Tamassee Knob and Station Cove remeasurements, SC

Damn, Jess. That is quite the site, I hope to see it someday!
by mdavie
Wed Apr 27, 2016 9:03 pm
Forum: Special Lists
Topic: Chinkapin Oak Database
Replies: 10
Views: 1720

Re: Chinkapin Oak Database

I love chinkapin oaks. Certainly one of my favorites. I may have some measurements of that last tree, is that the one on Caldwell?
by mdavie
Fri Feb 26, 2016 1:41 pm
Forum: North Carolina
Topic: Cove Creek, Bradley falls, Polk Co., NC
Replies: 4
Views: 1156

Re: Cove Creek, Bradley falls, Polk Co., NC

They're more worried about big chunks of ice falling off of the cliffs as they thaw and dropping at random times. There were some pretty damn big sheets on the cliffs when we were there last week. If you're on the hickory nut falls trail you're right under those.
by mdavie
Tue Feb 23, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Invasive Species and Tree Diseases
Topic: Invasive versus Native Question
Replies: 32
Views: 5038

Re: Invasive versus Native Question

Funny enough I was just reading again about the chestnuts, because I'm pretty excited by the prospect. From the SUNY-ESF site : The blight resistant American chestnut trees are undergoing extensive field trials and ecological studies to ensure there are no non-target effects or harmful changes to th...
by mdavie
Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:52 pm
Forum: Asia
Topic: Big japanese cedar
Replies: 6
Views: 1742

Re: Big japanese cedar

While I can't speak for arborists, but I suspect if there are any professional fallers in our group, there were a number of unsafe practices employed. That said, they combined simultaneous sawing and wedging in an effective manner. Humility is a hard lesson to learn in all cultures... -Don Yes, tha...
by mdavie
Mon Dec 07, 2015 2:25 pm
Forum: Special Lists
Topic: Bur Oak Database
Replies: 34
Views: 4617

Re: Bur Oak Database

Next time I'm in Nashville I'll remeasure some of the ones in my old neighborhood; I think there are five over five feet dbh on my old block, though one is dead and still standing (I don't know why they haven't cut it down yet, but whatever)
by mdavie
Fri Oct 16, 2015 5:17 am
Forum: Tennessee
Topic: Frozen Head State Park Chimney Top Trail
Replies: 7
Views: 1691

Re: Frozen Head State Park Chimney Top Trail

That's an ash, can't be quite sure what kind but it's probably white

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