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Setting up a GPS Arboretum

I'm trying to develop an arboretum with GPS coordinates for trees on my middle school's campus and nature trail. I know that the handheld devices available to us only offer so much accuracy, but maybe they're close enough with some descriptions? This project is for the most part in the idea stage, t...
by dlrossjr
Mon Feb 04, 2013 5:37 pm
 
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Setting up a GPS Arboretum
Comments: 4
Views: 771

Re: Newbie tree ID request

Thanks for the speedy reply. Your (Paulownia tomentosa) ID seems spot on. I don't know that I'd of had a chance on that one without help!
At least not via the field guides I'd been trifling with.

This tree seems to pops up in quite a few places around Durham, NC.

Dave Ross
by dlrossjr
Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:50 pm
 
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Newbie tree ID request
Comments: 5
Views: 2049

Hi Folks

I'm a life long nature person, but as you'll soon notice, no tree expert, despite the requisite 2 courses in dendrology @ WVU back in the mid 1980s! I'm now a middle school science teacher turned computer person, and am trying to get some of my school out to our new nature trail. I'm based in the Pi...
by dlrossjr
Mon Feb 04, 2013 3:19 pm
 
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi Folks
Comments: 1
Views: 1125

Newbie tree ID request

Newbie tree ID request I've a tree which seems somewhat common around Durham, NC which I'm trying to identify. The old field guides in my middle school library are just not quite letting me get a handle on it. It looks opposite in branching, so I'm guessing a buckeye of sorts? I've posted a pic at t...
by dlrossjr
Mon Feb 04, 2013 2:57 pm
 
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Newbie tree ID request
Comments: 5
Views: 2049

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