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Re: Hello from Massachusetts

Welcome to NTS, Bob laid out the basics, but aside from worthwhile contributions in your drawings, keep in mind that you don't have to be a scientist to measure trees, and there are several NTS members in the state who can teach you an affordable method to do this. Although my wife Connie and I are ...
by Bart Bouricius
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:12 am
 
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from Massachusetts
Comments: 2
Views: 37

Re: a Live Oak for Larry to add to his list

Yes!

It looks like the best you could do would be CAH (circumference at ankle height).
by Bart Bouricius
Sat Sep 02, 2017 12:32 pm
 
Forum: Florida
Topic: a Live Oak for Larry to add to his list
Comments: 4
Views: 109

Re: Long Point State Park

Very cool post, especially the Cherry, Red Oak and Magnolias.
by Bart Bouricius
Thu Aug 24, 2017 10:44 am
 
Forum: New York
Topic: Long Point State Park
Comments: 7
Views: 153

Re: Central Florida checking in

Good to hear,
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Are there any native figs there, or are they all further south, or in different habitats? 3 large ficus species native to Florida are Ficus Americana, F. citrifolia, and F. Auria.
by Bart Bouricius
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:48 am
 
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Central Florida checking in
Comments: 6
Views: 388

Re: Spackmans Creek Pine, Delaware Water Gap NRA

Talk about humble pie, back in March, I measured a Mexican Elm in Costa Rica. I was with Jeremy Quiros, who had spotted the tree from a bridge. We were in a hurry on our way back from a measuring trip near there, so I hastily wrote down the numbers to do the math later, but when I got back I assumed...
by Bart Bouricius
Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:57 am
 
Forum: Northeast Pennsylvania Mountains
Topic: Spackmans Creek Pine, Delaware Water Gap NRA
Comments: 14
Views: 492

Re: Central Florida checking in

Sorry Addy,

I just realized you joined back in February, but I'm still looking forward to your posts.
by Bart Bouricius
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:29 am
 
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Central Florida checking in
Comments: 6
Views: 388

Re: Central Florida checking in

Great to have you aboard. Between the square miles of lawns and big box stores in Florida, there are certainly some fascinating natural areas, and it looks like you have found a good one to focus on. I am hoping you can provide us with some tree measurements, and images of the trees and other native...
by Bart Bouricius
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:26 am
 
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Central Florida checking in
Comments: 6
Views: 388

Re: PNG specimens growing 30-40m tall at altitude

Actually in the Oak Forests of the Talamanca range in Costa Rica, we get exactly this same thing at the same altitudes, only the trees are over 50 meters tall. Either the author of this piece incorrectly reported the altitudes from the original publication, or the the authors of the original article...
by Bart Bouricius
Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:05 am
 
Forum: General Science Discussions
Topic: PNG specimens growing 30-40m tall at altitude
Comments: 1
Views: 242

Re: Costa Rica: Guardians of Water: giants hidden in the riv

As Jeremy knows, there is only one elm "Ulmus" species this far South. I will add that there are about 14 oak species here , one quite large Alder Alnus acuminata and a huge Sweet Gum that makes it only as far South as Honduras, and possibly Northern Nicaragua. Also Costa Rica has a few Ma...
by Bart Bouricius
Tue May 23, 2017 11:40 am
 
Forum: Central America
Topic: Costa Rica: Guardians of Water: giants hidden in the river w
Comments: 12
Views: 658

Re: Jack and the Corn Stalk

I was also being facetious and half serious. several species of bamboo simply bend over and touch the ground if they reach a certain height. I would guess that a 200' giant bamboo would also do this, thus becoming shorter than the less long 40 meter bamboo, unless it is held in a structure like the ...
by Bart Bouricius
Thu May 11, 2017 9:15 pm
 
Forum: General Science Discussions
Topic: Jack and the Corn Stalk
Comments: 6
Views: 242
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