Red Maple, China Township

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Ral
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Red Maple, China Township

Post by Ral » Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:03 am

https://www.monumentaltrees.com/en/photos/59930/

Hello, I wondered if anyone would be available with a laser and in range locally to measure Ken's Red Maple as discussed above?

Thanks.

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Erik Danielsen
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Re: Red Maple, China Township

Post by Erik Danielsen » Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:02 pm

Isn't this that tree Will Blozan measured after finding a giant red maple in tenessee? Turned out to be nowhere near as tall as the earlier (tangent) measurements recorded.

Edit: here it is: http://www.nativetreesociety.org/fieldt ... _trees.htm

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Re: Red Maple, China Township

Post by ryandallas » Thu Feb 01, 2018 6:39 pm

From the link:

"As darkness fell I spotted-and swear to return to-two HUGE cottonwoods that
appeared to be over 18' in girth and in excess of 130' tall. These trees
towered and dominated an out-wash terrace of the Lower Huron River. They
will likely be the largest in displacement volume cottonwoods ENTS has
surveyed. These trees are forest-grown and MASSIVE!"

Did Will ever return to these two massive cottonwoods?

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