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by mikekowalski
Sat Mar 31, 2012 10:57 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: The Nature of Things - Smarty Plants
Replies: 7
Views: 1728

Re: The Nature of Things - Smarty Plants

That's too bad. It's a pretty cool episode.
by mikekowalski
Sat Mar 31, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: The Nature of Things - Smarty Plants
Replies: 7
Views: 1728

Re: The Nature of Things - Smarty Plants

You can't access it at all? Maybe it's a Canada/USA issue... I had similar problems before trying to access content on HBO.com.
by mikekowalski
Thu Mar 29, 2012 11:22 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: The Nature of Things - Smarty Plants
Replies: 7
Views: 1728

The Nature of Things - Smarty Plants

I thought this might be of interest:

http://www.cbc.ca/video/#/Shows/The_Nat ... 2214084211

Nice section on forest ecology toward the end.
by mikekowalski
Thu Jan 05, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Familiar eastern trees which range into the tropics
Replies: 24
Views: 4555

Re: Familiar eastern trees which range into the tropics

I just thought of another species that, interestingly, has almost the same confined range distribution in the lower St. John river valley: Juglans cinerea. http://esp.cr.usgs.gov/data/atlas/little/juglcine.pdf It's truely wonderful to come across a small stand of butternuts along the floodplain. The...
by mikekowalski
Thu Jan 05, 2012 11:37 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Familiar eastern trees which range into the tropics
Replies: 24
Views: 4555

Re: Familiar eastern trees which range into the tropics

Chris,

Thanks for the article. I'll check it out.
by mikekowalski
Thu Jan 05, 2012 11:34 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Familiar eastern trees which range into the tropics
Replies: 24
Views: 4555

Re: Familiar eastern trees which range into the tropics

Doug, Thanks. Great pictures! That large one is impressive. To me, the Bur has a unique morphology that really pops out of the background foliage of the New Brunswick forest, making it relatively easy to identify. Our only other oak is the Red. I have to wonder what it would be like trying to identi...
by mikekowalski
Sun Jan 01, 2012 6:14 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Familiar eastern trees which range into the tropics
Replies: 24
Views: 4555

Re: Familiar eastern trees which range into the tropics

I've always been fascinated by Quercus macrocapra: http://esp.cr.usgs.gov/data/atlas/little/quermacr.pdf I'm from an area around the extreme northern limit of the species in New Brunswick - the lower St. John river valley, on the shores of the largest lake in the province. There's some space between...
by mikekowalski
Wed Nov 09, 2011 10:04 pm
Forum: California
Topic: Monster Pines of the Central Sierra
Replies: 27
Views: 5969

Re: Monster Pines of the Central Sierra

Awesome trees! I would love to check those out some day.
by mikekowalski
Thu Feb 24, 2011 12:37 pm
Forum: New Brunswick
Topic: Christmas Mountains
Replies: 1
Views: 2480

Christmas Mountains

ENTS,

Just came across this article and thought it might be of interest: http://www.nbmediacoop.org/index.php?op ... Itemid=197

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