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by edfrank
Sun Feb 05, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: eNTS Magazine
Topic: Most important interesting stories of 2016
Replies: 7
Views: 3555

Most important interesting stories of 2016

What do you think were the most interesting stories, most important discoveries, and interesting discoveries of 2016? Message me with your recommendations,or post them here in a reply, and I will put together a new issue of the NTS Magazine for the year 2016.

Edward Frank
by edfrank
Fri Jan 06, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hidden Life of Trees
Replies: 2
Views: 1451

Re: Hidden Life of Trees

Lucas wrote:How did you get this post under my name?
I don't have any idea.
by edfrank
Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:11 pm
Forum: MA - Mohawk Trail State Forest
Topic: They keep on growing
Replies: 10
Views: 3062

Re: They keep on growing

Bob, Sage advice - not really. Look at how lee deals with old growth classification in that it is whatever the agency he is working with defines it. It is to a large degree in the eye of the beholder. I have argued in some of my previous posts that the definition is a matter of context. What would f...
by edfrank
Fri Nov 25, 2016 3:27 pm
Forum: MA - Mohawk Trail State Forest
Topic: They keep on growing
Replies: 10
Views: 3062

Re: They keep on growing

Excellent New Bob. I am glad you haven't abandoned your special forest.

Ed
by edfrank
Sun Oct 16, 2016 9:39 pm
Forum: Special Publications
Topic: Hanlon Creek Heritage Maple Grove, ONT - NTS SP #16
Replies: 1
Views: 6738

Re: Hanlon Creek Heritage Maple Grove, ONT - NTS SP #16

Received October 15, 2016 Hi I don't think I sent the information to you that the city of Guelph and developers cored 3 of the maple trees in the grove the oldest was found to be 260 years old and this did not take into account the hollow core. they were unable to estimate the age of the iron wood a...
by edfrank
Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: DBH vs. CBH ... regional ??
Replies: 5
Views: 2548

Re: DBH vs. CBH ... regional ??

I would like to back track to the original comment. Why CBH rather the DBH? The initial Big Tree Formula incorporated CBH so that to a degree was the pattern followed by big tree measurers thereafter. Another factor that makes me want to use CBH relates tomy sense as a scientist. CBH is something yo...
by edfrank
Tue Jun 28, 2016 10:47 pm
Forum: Wisconsin
Topic: Tomahawk Lake Hemlocks State Natural Area
Replies: 5
Views: 2392

Re: Tomahawk Lake Hemlocks State Natural Area

The photo marked Indian Pipe is really Monotropa hypopithys or Pinesap or sometimes Dutchman's Pipe. Indian Pipe is in the same genus but is Monotropa uniflora.
by edfrank
Sun May 29, 2016 9:01 pm
Forum: Central America
Topic: Enormous kapok tree
Replies: 8
Views: 3428

Re: Enormous kapok tree

NTS, The trunk would need ti be measured above the flaring roots. This could be done reticle and rangefinder or an all in one survey tool. I would note the height above the ground where the diameter was taken. I would also measure a loop around the base of the tree at ground level and sketch in the ...
by edfrank
Fri Mar 25, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Facebook
Replies: 7
Views: 2136

Re: Facebook

NTS, I would disagree about the spam/porn comment. As someone who is a member of many many groups on Facebook, the Native Tree Society group is one of the cleanest in regards to the number of spam/porn posts and they are dealt with quickly and to a great degree I resent the comment. The Facebook gro...
by edfrank
Sat Feb 06, 2016 7:01 pm
Forum: Bulletin of the Eastern Native Tree Society
Topic: Bulletin of the ENTS, Volume 10, Issue 1, for 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 17283

Re: Bulletin of the ENTS, Volume 10, Issue 1, for 2015

Thank you Don. I posted it to the website.

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