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by tsharp
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Louisiana
Topic: Some New Orleans area trees
Replies: 8
Views: 4231

Re: Some New Orleans area trees

John: Thanks for heads up. If air fares cooperate I will get in touch.
by tsharp
Fri Dec 14, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: Cheat Lake, WV
Replies: 5
Views: 2744

Re: Cheat Lake, WV

Steve, NTS: Nice report. The height for the Pin Oak is exceptional for West Virginia. Is it planted or naturally occurring? Please nominate it to the West Virginia Big Tree Register. On a personal note - my late mother-in-law grew up in the village of Canyon, WV which is at the bottom of the lake. T...
by tsharp
Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Africa
Topic: Morocco - Atlas Cedar
Replies: 2
Views: 2295

Morocco - Atlas Cedar

NTS: In early October I had a chance to measure a few Atlas Cedars ( Cedrus atlantica ) in their native range in Morocco. The largest tree measured was 20.6' x 101.4'. The trees were located in Ifrane National Park near the Muncipality of Azrou in the Province of D'Ifrane. This area would be conside...
by tsharp
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: Lead Mine White Oak
Replies: 16
Views: 6406

Lead Mine White Oak

NTS: In 2016 The Journal of Forestry published an article concerning some photos found in Roy Clarksons book (Tumult on the Mountain). In this mostly historical picture book an obvious west coast species was identified as being a large White Oak located near Lead Mine, Tucker County, West Virginia.....
by tsharp
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Idaho
Topic: Clearwater National Forest - Idaho - 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2613

Re: Clearwater National Forest - Idaho - 2018

Michael: Average precipitation at the elevation of these two locations (3400-3600) is 35-45 inches per year with one half falling as snow. As one gains elevation toward the continental divide probably it in the 60-70 inches per year range. Many peaks are in the 6-8000 range. Apparently this type of ...
by tsharp
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Idaho
Topic: Clearwater National Forest - Idaho - 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 2613

Clearwater National Forest - Idaho - 2018

NTS: I spent two days in July of 2018 among some trees that I last visited in July of 2014. Powell Campground Western Larch ( Larix occidentalis )11.7' x 176.7' Western White Pine ( Pinus monticola ) 10.9' x 173.3' Re-measurement Ponderosa Pine ( Pinus ponderosa var. ponderosa ) 8.0' x 131.1' Re-mea...
by tsharp
Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: WV has more old-growth forest than once thought
Replies: 6
Views: 2659

Re: WV has more old-growth forest than once thought

PA.Don, NTS: This article in the Charleston Gazette Mail is a result of push back from may West Virginians on the attempt to open up West Virginia State parks to timber sales. At present commercial timber cutting is not allowed and has not been since the park system was established in 1929. Last win...
by tsharp
Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Montana
Topic: Lolo National Forest - Girard Grove
Replies: 2
Views: 2482

Lolo National Forest - Girard Grove

NTS: On 7/21/ 2018 I visited a site on the Lolo National Forest called the Girard Memorial Tamarack Forest. I measured eight Western Larch on this site near Seeley Lake Montana The largest of eight trees measured were: Western Larch ( Larix occidentalis ) 11.6' x 169.8', 23.3' x 160.8' x 38' (crown ...
by tsharp
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: Idaho
Topic: Ponderosa State Park
Replies: 5
Views: 2934

Ponderosa State Park

NTS: I paid a visit to Ponderosa State Park in McCall, Idaho on 7/19/2018. The largest of two species measured were as follows: Ponderosa Pine ( Pinus ponderosa var. ponderosa ) 10.8' x 174.1', 12.2' x 161.6' Douglas-fir ( Psuedotsuga menziesii var. glauca ) 11.3' x 154.2' McCall has become a touris...
by tsharp
Mon May 28, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: West Virginia
Topic: A nice Beech
Replies: 2
Views: 1693

A nice Beech

April 21st, 2018 found me admiring an amazing Beech nestled on a hillside above the Bluestone Lake (New River) in Summers County near Bellepoint, WV. https://photos.smugmug.com/Trees/Fagus-grandifolia/i-9WBjd3W/0/84e254ef/M/DSCN7537-M.jpg ] 13.0' x 112.8' x 134' https://photos.smugmug.com/Trees/Fagu...

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