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by mdvaden
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Oregon
Topic: Sequoiadendron -- planted ? - 212 ft. - Oregon / 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Sequoiadendron -- planted ? - 212 ft. - Oregon / 2020

Recently, our son and his wife moved to a camp in southern Oregon. I noticed a large trunk behind a wood shed, and realized it was a Sequoiadendron - cones, foliage, etc.. I went back to help sort an old wood pile, then afterward we measured the tree for fun. I was surprised to learn it was 212 feet...
by mdvaden
Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Off-topic - Post About Anything Here
Topic: ENTS racks up 10,000 Spam emails to my gmail !! LOL
Replies: 2
Views: 1718

Re: ENTS racks up 10,000 Spam emails to my gmail !! LOL

It's definitely been an unpredictable several months for the BBS. You are much more popular than I am with the spammers (I've only ever gotten one!) but I was having the same issue with the error messages- this only seemed to make the front page unusable, whereas if I searched subforums externally ...
by mdvaden
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: California
Topic: FR whodunnit mystery
Replies: 34
Views: 2481

Re: FR whodunnit mystery

It's been another 2 months gone by in regards to the FR crisis and figuring out who's behind it. Does anybody have any updates or evidence they'd like to share? Steve, consider condensing your original post to a few most pertinent points. But RE your last posts, let me add that I don't particularly...
by mdvaden
Mon Oct 14, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Off-topic - Post About Anything Here
Topic: ENTS racks up 10,000 Spam emails to my gmail !! LOL
Replies: 2
Views: 1718

ENTS racks up 10,000 Spam emails to my gmail !! LOL

Oddly, I had to block the ENTS / Native Tree Society from my gmail completely, because a flood of Spam reminders started flooding in. I tried to log in at the forums here within the past couple weeks when it happened, but the pages looked wonkers with error messages, or many lines of code and script...
by mdvaden
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Australia and New Zealand
Topic: April Remeasurement Indicates Centurion is over 100m.
Replies: 2
Views: 453

Re: April Remeasurement Indicates Centurion is over 100m.

Both of you should have been skeptical before !! And I think the earlier dialogue enabled more people to understand the difference between taking time vs. piece-meal. But it's nice to hear that the height broadcast is really over 100m. On another note, my brother stopped by the other day and mention...
by mdvaden
Wed Apr 03, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Southeast Asia & East Indies
Topic: 100.8 meter giant Shorea found in Malaysia
Replies: 9
Views: 761

Re: 100.8 meter giant Shorea found in Malaysia

Thanks for sharing.

Apparently the article sweeps under a rug the crude promotional measure of Centurion we were discussing in this thread a few months ago:

http://ents-bbs.org/viewtopic.php?f=144&t=8439

This new discovery is noted being climbed, and climbed by scientists.
by mdvaden
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Measurement and Dendromorphometry
Topic: NASA Measure Tree height with Your Smartphone
Replies: 7
Views: 958

Re: NASA Measure Tree height with Your Smartphone

Bob, So what is the scientific purpose of this tangent-based height data if it can only be applied to needle straight trees, and probably only ones of small size as well. If their goal is ground truthing, why not purchase laser rangefinders and send researchers into the field to collect this data, ...
by mdvaden
Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Measurement and Dendromorphometry
Topic: Nikon Forestry Pro can't see branch ends in winter
Replies: 7
Views: 990

Re: Nikon Forestry Pro can't see branch ends in winter

This reminds me why I remeasured Humboldt Honey, the world's tallest maple, when it still had some leaves on the tips. I was using an Impulse 200LR and it seemed hit and miss aiming for tiny twig ends. But when there was some leaf, it would catch it most of the time.
by mdvaden
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Cloning Ancient Trees
Replies: 15
Views: 2410

Re: Cloning Ancient Trees

There was an interview of David Milarch on NPR Radio this morning. https://www.npr.org/2012/12/08/166784040/saving-ancient-trees-with-clones Comments? PS ... Part B to my previous reply. Here is a link to a blog post I wrote that partly dismantles part of the myth that surrounds some of the Archang...
by mdvaden
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Cloning Ancient Trees
Replies: 15
Views: 2410

Re: Cloning Ancient Trees

There was an interview of David Milarch on NPR Radio this morning. https://www.npr.org/2012/12/08/166784040/saving-ancient-trees-with-clones Comments? I haven't heard that interview, but if it's at all related to previous ideology, Milarch may not want a debate on this. I wouldn't want to debate hi...

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