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- Thu May 27, 2010 11:10 am
- Forum: Events 2010
- Topic: Black ash symposium, Bemidji, Minnesota
- Replies: 3
- Views: 2075
ENTS: I just returned from the black ash symposium in Bemidji, Minnesota. Minnesota has 940 million ash trees, about 700 million of which are black ash, so this is an important topic for us. The opening presentation (by myself) highlighted ecology of black ash forests, including the types of sites w...
- Thu May 27, 2010 10:22 am
- Forum: Minnesota
- Topic: New MN Red Pine Champ., Lost 40 area, MN
- Replies: 2
- Views: 1633
Jimmy: Congratulations on the new red pine champ. I was just driving by that area yesterday on my way home from the Black Ash Symposium and should have stopped to see it. I wonder if the official measurement used the traditional tangent method (if so its probably a little too high), or the sine meth...
- Wed Apr 07, 2010 8:07 am
- Forum: Urban Forests, Trees, and Landscapes
- Topic: Tree on my block!
- Replies: 8
- Views: 2299
Jenny: Its more likely to survive there than if planted in a similar situation in Minneapolis, where it could be killed by salt used to melt the ice during the winter. The main danger for the tree will probably be people knocking off the bark by using it as a bike rack. I wonder if there is really e...
- Mon Mar 29, 2010 11:54 am
- Forum: General Science Discussions
- Topic: The 5 characteristics of scientific denialism
- Replies: 2
- Views: 1171
Ed: Spencer Weart, a historian and physicist who has published his online book about the history of global warming science, also thinks that we no longer have a few scientists trusted by everyone (like Einstein and Carl Sagan) like we did in the past. Also, society is much more fragmented, and cease...