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by tsharp
Thu Dec 01, 2016 12:49 pm
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: 2016 updated maximum dimension list for West Virginia
Replies: 2
Views: 887

Re: 2016 updated maximum dimension list for West Virginia

Brian:
I was lax in labeling the columns for measurements. The CBH column is all in inches, Height is all in feet, and the Crown Spread is in feet and all are an average of the 2- spoke method.
by tsharp
Mon Nov 21, 2016 12:13 pm
Forum: Arizona
Topic: Arizona, September 2016
Replies: 1
Views: 773

Arizona, September 2016

Nts: I hiked into the headwaters of Barbershop Canyon on 9/21/2016. This is located on the Coconino National Forest, Rim Ranger District, Coconino County. It Is somewhat near the cross-road town of Happy Jack (Clints Well). It is very near to the Mogollon Rim but the drainage flows northward away fr...
by tsharp
Mon Nov 14, 2016 5:09 am
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: Along the New River Gorge
Replies: 1
Views: 629

Along the New River Gorge

NTS: I spent a full day along the New River Gorge area on 11/1/2016. First stop was at a private residence at near the intersection of Gatewood Road and Cunard Road near Fayetteville, WV. I had spotted some sizable Catalpa yard trees sometime ago and today I found someone home. Southern Catalpa (Cat...
by tsharp
Thu Nov 10, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: Updated maximum dimensions for West Virginia
Replies: 4
Views: 1102

Re: Updated maximum dimensions for West Virginia

NTS: It Ishould be noted that this 2015 list has been edited to reflect an identification of a hybrid Chestnut (C. dentata x C. molissima) originally identified as an American Chestnut. This identification was courtesy of the American Chestnut Foundation (ACF) . The Rhus coppalinum was originally id...
by tsharp
Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:13 pm
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: 2016 updated maximum dimension list for West Virginia
Replies: 2
Views: 887

2016 updated maximum dimension list for West Virginia

NTS:
Attached is a list of 20 trees that set new maximum dimensions for their species in West Virginia. The list is current for all measurements made up to 5/14 /2016.
Numbers in bold indicate a new maximum for that dimension
by tsharp
Sun Oct 23, 2016 7:20 am
Forum: Colorado
Topic: Tallest-Known Subalpine Fir in Colorado?
Replies: 5
Views: 1401

Re: Tallest-Known Subalpine Fir in Colorado?

Matt: I am not sure but your pictures of the bark of the Subalpine fir looks like the var. arizonica (Corkbark). I have not posted them yet but the best heights that I have measured in Arizona are 115.9' on the San Francisco Mountains and 123.0' in the headwaters of Barbershop Canyon. Both sites are...
by tsharp
Mon Jul 11, 2016 9:37 pm
Forum: California
Topic: New Champion Mahogany FOUND
Replies: 7
Views: 1419

Re: New Champion Mahogany FOUND

Duncan: It is huge. I am curious as to which species of Mountain Mahogany it belongs to - Curlleaf? How far above mid slope did you measure circumference?
by tsharp
Wed Jul 06, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Central America
Topic: Coata Rica - Wet and Wetter(Cloud) Forest Species
Replies: 2
Views: 1115

Re: Coata Rica - Wet and Wetter(Cloud) Forest Species

Bart: Thanks for the correction. I struggled with my ID on that one. At least I got it in the fight famiy and genus. For every tree I measured I was only able to get about 1/3 named as to genus and species which was better then my first trip.
by tsharp
Thu Jun 09, 2016 5:39 am
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: Holly River State Park - Laurel Fork
Replies: 2
Views: 892

Holly River State Park - Laurel Fork

NTS: Holly River State Park is located in Webster County along WV 20 just north of the post-office town of Hacker Valley. It was completed in 1938 as a "New Deal" program under the Roosevelt administration and was called the Kanawha Head Project. The park includes 8100 acres and was acquired by West...
by tsharp
Mon Jun 06, 2016 5:08 am
Forum: Central America
Topic: Coata Rica - Wet and Wetter(Cloud) Forest Species
Replies: 2
Views: 1115

Coata Rica - Wet and Wetter(Cloud) Forest Species

NTS: This part of our January 2016 trip was spent near the towns of Santa Elena and Monteverde in Puntavenas Province. They are in the Tilaran mountains at an elevation of 4400'. It appears to me the towns are located at the boundary between a wet montane forest and a cloud forest. The well known Mo...

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