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by DAKennedy
Sat Jan 30, 2016 11:05 am
Forum: California
Topic: New Tallest Sierra Lodgepole Pine
Replies: 13
Views: 3927

Re: New Tallest Sierra Lodgepole Pine

Duncan, I thought your opening post was perfectly clear. Within the context of the variety, the trees you measured are very tall. Even if they aren’t record setting, I think it’s good that you posted them. If you have a source saying 124’ was the record and I read something implying the species has...
by DAKennedy
Fri Jan 29, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: California
Topic: New Tallest Sierra Lodgepole Pine
Replies: 13
Views: 3927

Re: New Tallest Sierra Lodgepole Pine

All NTS should run numbers by Jess before getting too excited... -Will I'll also ask Dr. Van Pelt if he has measured any 130+' Lodgepoles. He may know of 160' class Lodgepoles. That is a little disappointing. I still think I'll be able to find the record eventually. - Duncan Sounds like you have a ...
by DAKennedy
Thu Jan 28, 2016 10:21 pm
Forum: California
Topic: New Tallest Sierra Lodgepole Pine
Replies: 13
Views: 3927

Re: New Tallest Sierra Lodgepole Pine

That is a little disappointing. I still think I'll be able to find the record eventually.

- Duncan
by DAKennedy
Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:22 pm
Forum: California
Topic: New Tallest Sierra Lodgepole Pine
Replies: 13
Views: 3927

New Tallest Sierra Lodgepole Pine

NTS, Today, I had the chance to head over to the other side of Calpine Pass, to the north of Calpine, CA (where I live), to a magnificent Lodgepole Pine grove ( Pinus contorta var. murrayana ). There are many extremely tall specimens in the grove, which spans both sides of CA-89 and covers nearly 50...
by DAKennedy
Wed Jan 27, 2016 8:11 pm
Forum: NTS Members in the News
Topic: In search of BIG TREES
Replies: 9
Views: 3385

Re: In search of BIG TREES

The Chestnut (technically two) was an introduced Castanea sativa on the site of an old homestead. That homestead is now in the middle of a campground. Nearby is an old apple tree.

- Duncan
by DAKennedy
Sat Jan 23, 2016 9:59 pm
Forum: NTS Members in the News
Topic: In search of BIG TREES
Replies: 9
Views: 3385

Re: In search of BIG TREES

An online link:

http://www.plumasnews.com/story/2015/11 ... s/550.html

There is some nice misinformation on some things here.

- Duncan
by DAKennedy
Sat Jan 23, 2016 3:35 pm
Forum: Measurement and Dendromorphometry
Topic: Trigonometry Game (show work, post new problem)
Replies: 7
Views: 2803

Re: Trigonometry Game (show work, post new problem)

X = 180' / SIN(60.0) = 207.8'
Solve for Y.
Solve for Y.
That was fun.

- Duncan
by DAKennedy
Thu Dec 31, 2015 4:16 pm
Forum: Tree of the Week
Topic: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Pinus
Replies: 20
Views: 7261

Re: Tree Maximums - Genus of the Week: Pinus

My post on the Collins Ponderosa Pine: http://ents-bbs.org/viewtopic.php?f=69&t=7320 Species (Scientific): Pinus ponderosa Species (Common): Ponderosa Pine Form (Forest, Open, or Intermediate): Selectively Logged Forest (Intermediate?) Height: 147.0' CBH: 26.3' Maximum Spread: 58' Average Spread: 47...
by DAKennedy
Sun Dec 27, 2015 9:11 pm
Forum: Tree of the Week
Topic: Tree Maximums - Tree of the Week: Sugar Pine
Replies: 11
Views: 4220

Re: Tree Maximums - Tree of the Week: Sugar Pine

I should probably be more careful about posting on old threads like this, but this tree must be shared: Species (Scientific): Pinus lambertiana Species (Common): Sugar Pine Form (Forest, Open, or Intermediate): Forest Grown Height: 203.38' CBH: 25' 0" Maximum Spread: 57' Average Spread: 47.5' Site: ...
by DAKennedy
Sat Dec 19, 2015 2:55 pm
Forum: Photography
Topic: D's Tree Photos
Replies: 2
Views: 1382

Re: D's Tree Photos

Three from Olympic NP, the place that inspired me to measure trees.
A fusion of several Western Hemlocks on a decomposed stump.  Off Big Spruce nature trail, Hoh Rainforest.
A fusion of several Western Hemlocks on a decomposed stump. Off Big Spruce nature trail, Hoh Rainforest.
Spruce root cave, Hall of Mosses trail, Hoh Rainforest.
Spruce root cave, Hall of Mosses trail, Hoh Rainforest.
The Kalaloch Cedar, 6th by volume, 1st by diameter for Western Redcedar.
The Kalaloch Cedar, 6th by volume, 1st by diameter for Western Redcedar.
- Duncan

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