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by Devin
Thu Apr 23, 2015 7:31 pm
Forum: Mississippi
Topic: Sky Lake Mississippi
Replies: 7
Views: 1395

Re: Sky Lake Mississippi

Bbeduhn- After becoming inspired about cypress I did a little research and found this great publishing. It mentions the Four Holes swamp as having "giant columnar trees", and one of the few virgin stands that actually had desired timber. It goes into detail on how the trees location affects its grow...
by Devin
Wed Apr 22, 2015 8:38 pm
Forum: Mississippi
Topic: Sky Lake Mississippi
Replies: 7
Views: 1395

Sky Lake Mississippi

I had the pleasure of visiting sky lake, near Greenwood MS the other day. Sky lake was once part of the ms river and now is a oxbow lake. The area was high graded in the past but still has some ancient, gnarly relics. The kiosk there said that these trees were some of the oldest bald cypress that ex...
by Devin
Fri Apr 10, 2015 7:59 pm
Forum: General Science Discussions
Topic: Microscopic pollen
Replies: 2
Views: 953

Microscopic pollen

Some attempts at capturing this years invasion of pollen. I am assuming pollen distinction is unique upon genera, not species. Pine by far has the largest and most abundant pollen, with weird bug eyes. Dandelion was surprisingly unique and spikey, as well as mayapple and sweetgum with bulbous protru...
by Devin
Wed Apr 08, 2015 3:14 pm
Forum: Invasive Species and Tree Diseases
Topic: Nat Geo article on Mountain Pine Beetle
Replies: 1
Views: 584

Nat Geo article on Mountain Pine Beetle

Interesting article in the latest National Geographic, especially the chronology of the epidemic ... osner-text
by Devin
Wed Apr 08, 2015 3:07 pm
Forum: California
Topic: Backpacking Redwood National Park
Replies: 7
Views: 1350

Re: Backpacking Redwood National Park

Nice shot of the Scutellinia cups. Cedars are really tough for me too, when your that close to the coast cant really tell if its a western red or a port orford. If the stomata were shaped like an X I go with port orford, shaped like a butterfly western red cedar. There are some massive port orfords ...
by Devin
Mon Apr 06, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: North Carolina
Topic: The epic mother-load of Carolina hemlock
Replies: 14
Views: 2585

Re: The epic mother-load of Carolina hemlock

Wow thats really exciting. Does anyone have a guess why stands like this one (especially with larger, older trees) have not been decimated by HWA? The trees in photo 13s look impeccable. Hypervirulence? Elevation?
by Devin
Thu Apr 02, 2015 10:49 am
Forum: Texas
Topic: Guadalupe Mts National Park
Replies: 2
Views: 1041

Guadalupe Mts National Park

Guadalupe Nat Park is located in very western Texas on the border with New Mexico. The terrain is very diverse, ranging from desert chaparral to douglas fir (and supposingly engelmann spruce) forest at 8500ft. The area is part of the Capitan reef formed 250 million years ago and is one of the worlds...
by Devin
Sun Mar 01, 2015 7:23 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Arboreal Proctology
Replies: 10
Views: 2066

Re: Arboreal Proctology

gobble gobble inside a tree, gobble gobble let that turkey be!
by Devin
Wed Feb 18, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Massachusetts
Topic: Spicebush and winterberry in eastern Massachusetts
Replies: 26
Views: 2870

Re: Spicebush and winterberry in eastern Massachusetts

Thanks for giving these species recognition. That skunk cabbage gives great contrast to all those naked trees.
by Devin
Tue Jan 20, 2015 6:31 pm
Forum: History and Historical Great Trees
Topic: Historical logging photos
Replies: 2
Views: 837

Historical logging photos

These interesting photos came from:
Encyclopedia of American Forest and Conservation History. Volume I and II. 1983. Editor Richard C. Davis.
Looking for Longleaf: The fall and rise of an American forest. Lawrence S. Earley

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