Greetings from Wisconsin

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wisconsitom
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Greetings from Wisconsin

Post by wisconsitom » Mon Feb 15, 2016 9:02 am

Hello everybody. Long-time horticulturist, forester, lover of all that is green. Job responsibilities are evenly split between ornamental horticulture and native vegetation, the former as designer, installer and maintenance director of my city's display beds and planters, etc. and the latter as a part of this city's stormwater management initiative. I love the split. It keeps my toes in both pools of water. In my own time, growing trees is what I like and care about. Currently growing trees for timber at our tree farm in northern Wisconsin. Looking to possibly start a southern branch in, say.........Costa Rica! Will see how that ends up.
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bbeduhn
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Re: Greetings from Wisconsin

Post by bbeduhn » Tue Feb 16, 2016 9:08 am

Bart Bouricius is a member who spends time in Central America and Jess and Will went on an expedition there with him last year.

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Lucas
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Re: Greetings from Wisconsin

Post by Lucas » Tue Feb 16, 2016 4:21 pm

wisconsitom wrote:Hello everybody. Long-time horticulturist, forester, lover of all that is green. Job responsibilities are evenly split between ornamental horticulture and native vegetation, the former as designer, installer and maintenance director of my city's display beds and planters, etc. and the latter as a part of this city's stormwater management initiative. I love the split. If keeps my toes in both pools of water. In my own time, growing trees is what I like and care about. Currently growing trees for timber at out tree farm in northern Wisconsin. Looking to possibly start a southern branch in, say.........Costa Rica! Will see how that ends up.
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dbhguru
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Re: Greetings from Wisconsin

Post by dbhguru » Tue Feb 16, 2016 6:23 pm

Tom (I think),

Welcome aboard. If you have a little time and scan through the long list of topics, I think you'll find a lot to like. If you have an interest in tree measuring, you've hit the jackpot. Again, welcome aboard.

Bob
Robert T. Leverett
Co-founder, Native Native Tree Society
Co-founder and President
Friends of Mohawk Trail State Forest
Co-founder, National Cadre

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Bart Bouricius
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Re: Greetings from Wisconsin

Post by Bart Bouricius » Tue Feb 16, 2016 9:42 pm

Contact me privately and and we can talk about Costa Rica where my residency was just approved. I have lived here moste of the year for 3 years. I know the country, the trees, and the parks. I have a flat rate Skype account, so I can contact you by cell, land line or computer.

wisconsitom
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Re: Greetings from Wisconsin

Post by wisconsitom » Fri Feb 19, 2016 9:44 am

Thanks all, for the warm welcome. I can tell you already that this place suits me. I'm not especially about measurement per se but I see the need for verification of claims made, and just the general little spring it puts in your step to read about enormous trees! And yes Luke, that Houzz post is what got me here. I still like participating there, but somehow, I just needed more than maybe advising somebody on whether or not to remove a branch that is hanging over their clothesline, lol! More in-depth, about trees themselves, not so much as "amenities" in people's yards, is what brought me here.

Bart, I've indeed been reading many of your CR and Panama accounts. Great stuff, just amazing. I will indeed hit you up private, as soon as I figure out how that works here. Thanks much.

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