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Green .Mount Cemetery Montpellier

IMG_20161118_112232059.jpg This cemetery was laid out in 1855. The memorial speech at its opening refers to "soon to be shaded paths." A history of Montpelier indicates that this hillside and this part of the Winooski valley contained pines like the in New Hampshire, and, had the revoluti...
by adam.rosen
Sun Nov 20, 2016 7:31 am
Forum: Vermont
Topic: Green .Mount Cemetery Montpellier
Comments: 1
Views: 517

Re: Lucien Morin County Park, Webster, NY

The other park in Rochester that contains supposed remnants of the the older forest is Tryon county park. It is along the east section of the 590 corridor, in Webster or Irondequoit. I have never been there. I see that Lucien Morin par...
by adam.rosen
Mon Aug 08, 2016 7:46 pm
Forum: New York
Topic: Lucien Morin County Park, Webster, NY
Comments: 9
Views: 1033

Re: A local hemlock of note

I have posted about this area before. I should change the name of my original post to "Old Growth Hemlock In East Montpelier". In fact, I should say, Holy #$#$, Old Growth Hemlock in my backyard! I've enjoyed walking and skiing in this area, and have brought friends and family to meet some...
by adam.rosen
Sat Aug 06, 2016 2:09 pm
Forum: Vermont
Topic: A local hemlock of note
Comments: 7
Views: 859

Re: Tree-Measuring Workshop in September

A work day for this ENT--very disappointed. I would have come.
by adam.rosen
Sat Aug 06, 2016 1:10 pm
Forum: Events and Gatherings
Topic: Tree-Measuring Workshop in September
Comments: 2
Views: 582

Re: one last visit to the great oak

I was there in October, in town for a funeral, but that Oak called my family for a visit and we all paid our respects.

Ever heard this saying: Oak trees live 600 years, 300 to grow, and another 300 to die. She's dying slowly.
by adam.rosen
Sat Aug 06, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: New Jersey
Topic: one last visit to the great oak
Comments: 10
Views: 1664

Tinker Brook Natural Area

This is my fifth post about Vermont's protected natural areas. Some contain old growth, and others second growth (Lord's Hill, Gifford Woods, OG; Tabletop Mountain, Cambridge Pines--second growth). I'll keep trying to check them off the list--I'm still searching for Daniel's Notch--Vermont's largest...
by adam.rosen
Thu Jul 07, 2016 1:44 pm
Forum: Vermont
Topic: Tinker Brook Natural Area
Comments: 1
Views: 510

Big Tree Trail, Lake Saint Catherine State Park

adam with large red Oak at Lake Saint Catherine.jpg [attachment=2]attachment]You would think that if a trail was called "Big Tree Trail" sooner or later I would check it out. Big Tree trail is a former pasture where a farmer allowed some second growth oak pasture trees to mature and get b...
by adam.rosen
Thu Jul 07, 2016 1:34 pm
Forum: Vermont
Topic: Big Tree Trail, Lake Saint Catherine State Park
Comments: 1
Views: 414

Re: Marsh-billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park Projec

hemlock at Marsh Billings, one of them.jpg [attachment=1] I was at Marsh Billings again this past week. I was able to see the champion white pine tree, and walk more of the trails there. In addition to the abundant second growth pines and spruces, the site hosts a variety of aged hemlock trees. Som...
by adam.rosen
Thu Jul 07, 2016 1:22 pm
Forum: Vermont
Topic: Marsh-billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park Project
Comments: 14
Views: 2852

Tabletop Moutain

adam with buttressed root white birch.jpg 29. Tabletop Mountain Natural Area. 129 acres, Groton State Forest, Town of Groton. Located on the State-owned portion of Tabletop Mountain, this area is not "old-growth" in the strict sense, but has been set aside to allow it to become a represen...
by adam.rosen
Wed Jun 22, 2016 12:19 pm
Forum: Vermont
Topic: Tabletop Moutain
Comments: 0
Views: 532

Reading the Forested Landscape

panorma of uphill hemlock 8 6 in cbk.jpg panorama of giant hemlock gould hill.jpg standing snag--when did this happen.jpg panorama of helmlock on stream bank.jpg straight line storm damage.jpg coarse woody debris.jpg panorma, mixed ages.jpg hemlock leans.jpg birch trunk, bark.jpg yellow birch.jpg y...
by adam.rosen
Mon Feb 01, 2016 9:11 am
Forum: Vermont
Topic: Re: Reading the Forested Landscape
Comments: 0
Views: 418

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