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by Lucas
Mon Oct 13, 2014 12:26 pm
Forum: New Jersey
Topic: 20+ CBH Oaks in Southern New Jersey
Replies: 13
Views: 3044

Re: 20+ CBH Oaks in Southern New Jersey

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d93/mikmaze/20141010_121932_zpsg6nwuqmc.jpg While inspecting recent tree plantings along the turnpike today I came across a monarch. Saw the leaves reaching down to the field edge, looked to see the trunk, found it 40 feet inside the hedge row. What a trunk, easily...
by Lucas
Thu Oct 09, 2014 8:19 pm
Forum: History and Historical Great Trees
Topic: historic photo of virgin white pines
Replies: 56
Views: 6048

Re: historic photo of virgin white pines

Will Blozan wrote: The Jake Swamp Pine will likely never reach it's full potential due to massive earthworms destruction of the soil on the sheltered cove it grows in. Soil ecology is lost and we will never know what Ole Jake can do.
Will
Wow, I never thought of that. The soil affects are worse than I realized.
by Lucas
Thu Oct 09, 2014 7:31 pm
Forum: History and Historical Great Trees
Topic: redwoods as plantation trees
Replies: 7
Views: 1333

Re: redwoods as plantation trees

Found some more information on Redwood plantations in NZ. A California forestry company, which has set up redwood plantations in NZ has surveyed an experimental planting from the 1920's, located in Taumaranui, NZ. 10 acres in size, the average stem height is 216 ft after 90 years growth. This is ap...
by Lucas
Wed Oct 08, 2014 7:03 pm
Forum: New Jersey
Topic: Big trees from Mantua Conservation Area
Replies: 7
Views: 1372

Re: Big trees from Mantua Conservation Area

The American Beech was one of the largest single stem specimens I've ever seen. It also kept it girth straight up. Ameri Beech 12'8" x 110' x 65' http://www.ents-bbs.org/download/file.php?id=15338&mode=view Wow!! Very impressed by that Beech. I never saw one like that before. We likely had them her...
by Lucas
Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: neat pix and a good site
Replies: 1
Views: 450

neat pix and a good site


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http://www.salicicola.com/photos/gallery/view/1444/1444

This site has some neat pix like these of white oaks dealing with rocks. Good comments too.
by Lucas
Sun Oct 05, 2014 7:50 pm
Forum: Ohio
Topic: Gross (Samuel) Memorial Woods potential?
Replies: 2
Views: 607

Gross (Samuel) Memorial Woods potential?

http://jimmccormac.blogspot.ca/2010/11/quick-stroll-through-gross-woods.html http://naturepreserves.ohiodnr.gov/grossmemorialwoods Gross (Samuel) Memorial Woods State Nature Preserve "This 49 acre preserve was made possible by a gift of the heirs of Samuel Gross to the Division of Natural Areas and...
by Lucas
Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:56 pm
Forum: Special Lists
Topic: Gone Wild Over Black Birches
Replies: 12
Views: 1961

Re: Gone Wild Over Black Birches

Does Yellow Birch have the ability to grow as tall as Black Birch?
by Lucas
Sun Oct 05, 2014 6:08 pm
Forum: History and Historical Great Trees
Topic: historic photo of virgin white pines
Replies: 56
Views: 6048

Re: historic photo of virgin white pines

http://www.wildforestry.com/wp-content/uploads/cache/2014/10/20120731-12201-35-year-old-redwood-e1386898555596/-708695002.jpg How fast can it grow? Check out this 35 year-old Coastal Redwood log in the Willamette Valley, OR. You can even count the rings in the photo! Even so-called "shade-tolerant"...
by Lucas
Wed Oct 01, 2014 9:02 am
Forum: Nova Scotia
Topic: It would be interesting to see what they have
Replies: 1
Views: 690

It would be interesting to see what they have

http://thechronicleherald.ca/sites/default/files/imagecache/ch_article_main_image/articles/B97374249Z.120140930102154000GLP6S7UI.11.jpg http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1240097-nature-trust-launches-campaign-to-protect-more-land-along-st-mary-s-river The property is valued because of its “ma...
by Lucas
Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:39 am
Forum: Measurement and Dendromorphometry
Topic: Most Powerful Forestry Laser Ever ! (Built From OEM Parts)
Replies: 16
Views: 3437

Re: Most Powerful Forestry Laser Ever ! (Built From OEM Part

Lucas, I expect that you are correct. The high tech end has no foreseeable limits. Meanwhile we still must deal with tree measuring with sticks held up to mask the forms of trees at distances. Kind of funny, isn't it. However, this soup-to-nuts venue keeps lots of folks involved, which is as it sho...

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