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Re: Mighty Fine Kentucky Pines

The 174.5' white pine still probably isn't actually the tallest in KY. The state champion tulip tree in Beaver Creek Wilderness in McCreary County is officially 174', but the placard with that measurement is pretty old and the tree is still growing and healthy (I just visited it a couple of months a...
by Jim Scheff
Wed Jan 13, 2016 11:37 am
 
Forum: Kentucky
Topic: Mighty Fine Kentucky Pines
Comments: 34
Views: 2199

Re: Mighty Fine Kentucky Pines

The 174.5' white pine still probably isn't actually the tallest in KY. The state champion tulip tree in Beaver Creek Wilderness in McCreary County is officially 174', but the placard with that measurement is pretty old and the tree is still growing and healthy (I just visited it a couple of months a...
by Jim Scheff
Wed Jan 13, 2016 11:31 am
 
Forum: Kentucky
Topic: Mighty Fine Kentucky Pines
Comments: 34
Views: 2199

Daniel Boone NF, McCreary County, KY

Hello all. I'd love to say more for my first post with you ENTS, but I'm short on time so am keeping it brief. Brief bio: I'm a grad student at Eastern Kentucky University (former student of ENTS regular Neil Pederson), doing my research on the redevelopment of old growth structural characteristics ...
by Jim Scheff
Wed Sep 28, 2011 5:47 pm
 
Forum: Kentucky
Topic: Daniel Boone NF, McCreary County, KY
Comments: 7
Views: 1084

Re: National Scenic Areas Near and Far—A Path for the High C

Much like the Redbird Purchase Unit on the Daniel Boone National Forest, the USFS came in after the fact, and then began the process of reforestation. Unfortunately, the Forest Service a few years back decided to shift management of the largest contiguous block of the Redbird District to short, eve...
by Jim Scheff
Mon Jul 25, 2011 1:35 pm
 
Forum: North Carolina
Topic: National Scenic Areas Near and Far—
Comments: 5
Views: 697

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