Category: Forests & Trees

Hey! Mr. Logger (Curious Kids Series Book 1)

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The wood is heavy, hard, and strong, light brown in color, with lighter-colored sapwood. It is located from Nova Scotia in eastern Canada all the way to southern Florida. It is a principle part of melamine dinnerware, toilet seats, tool handles and cellophane. This is the only one of our magnolias which has rough bark and a small leaf. It is also the richest biological incubator on the planet. In Cluny House Gardens you can see Britain's widest conifer, a beast of a giant sequoia with an 11 m (36 ft) waistline.
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The Orchard (Stopwatch)

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Vibrantly colored, from the miniature to the gigantic, Costa Rica flora is some of the most beautiful in the world. This elm is a medium-sized tree of 40 to 50 feet in height and rarely as large as 2 feet in diameter. In the Environmental Protection Agency's study, annual cooling costs were reduced by 8 to 18 percent while annual heating costs were reduced 2 to 8 percent [source: EPA ]. Each part of the tree contributes to climate control, from leaves to roots.
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What Happens to Leaves in Fall? (21st Century Basic Skills

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What’s more, colder temperatures once kept the beetles away from high altitudes, yet now they swarm and kill trees on mountaintops. The giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum), world's most massive tree, which is native to the western slopes of the Sierra Nevada mountains in California. Universities make use of the natural forest setting as an outdoor laboratory for their field courses and research programs, businesses have brought their staff for retreats, wedding ceremonies have been performed, and tour groups are regular visitors.
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Imitating Nature - From Pine Cones to Cool Clothes

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The Tree of Life represents the uncorrupted state of humanity before the fall and emphasises original sin because part of the punishment is the knowledge that its fruit holds the power of immortality but is out of reach. Among birds, insect-eaters like the wood warblers are migratory and leave after the breeding season. Jackson, Tennessee, Dragonhawk Publishing, 2004. It supports millions of plant, animal and insect species - a virtual library of chemical invention.
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People of the Rain Forests (Wide World)

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Foresters carefully account for the environmental, social & economic costs and benefits of each harvest & regeneration decision involving clearcutting. Sargent, 1884. “Distribution of the Genus Quercus [The Oaks.] in North America.” From Department of the Interior, Census Office, Sixteen Maps Accompanying Report On Forest Trees Of North America, By C. Since the 1980’s, this region the one of the highest loss of forest rates in the world.
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Richard Scarry's Father Cat's Christmas Tree (Look-Look)

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Watch for old machine parts, cables, gears, and other equipment used in early logging along the sides of the path. For more details please check out patientslikeme.com, search for patients with specific conditions, or, click below to see two examples of public patient charts: PatientsLikeMe is the leading user-reported medical site in the world. Everyone is encouraged to submit their nominations to the Illinois Big Tree Register. Although on the surface this may appear to be a harsh practice (a recent clearcut admittedly is a stark contrast to the prior tall forest), both science and professional experience has proven that clearcutting successfully emulates natural disturbance and regrowth processes that occurred in Oregon forests prior to settlement in the 1800s.
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Johnny Appleseed (Rookie Biographies)

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Debris and silt from the shore was washed out to sea and covered the reefs. GFC is partnering with the Department of Homeland Security and other agencies to focus attention on the problem of wildland arson. Eighty years after it was first cut, this forest in British Columbia still has not regained its former grandeur. ( Photograph ©2007 Aviruthia. ) “The biggest natural sink of terrestrial carbon lies in our forests and trees,” says Steve Running, a forest ecologist at the University of Montana. “And the biggest natural source of carbon on land is also the forest.
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Rainforest Research Journal (Crabtree Connections)

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The fall distribution offers only container-grown seedlings and orders are accepted from the first Tuesday in September through the second Friday in October. Todd LammSupervisor of Parks and Shade Tree N. The introduction explains the basics of tree forms and their identification. The small-fruited hickory (Carya microcarpa Nutt.), by some considered a variety of the pignut hickory, differs from it in having a round fruit and a bark which frequently separates into narrow plates.
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Acorn to Oak Tree (LifeCycles)

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How do the locals regulate themselves to ensure of species preservation and conservation for biodiversity to replenish itself? Many hardwoods, such as oak, hickory and cherry, can produce and maintain seedlings or sprouts in light shade under a partially cut stand. An understanding of how trees are damaged by fire and how mortality occurs can help make this guess an educated one. Come back tomorrow to learn how technology is helping foresters implement an ICO approach on the ground.
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The Life Cycle of an Oak Tree (Learning About Life Cycles)

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American chestnut root systems continue to produce sprouts, but the lifespan of the trees is very short. Survival of ponderosa pine and Douglas-fir after wildfire. The trick is to find a balance between safe and fun – railings are a must, as are sturdy supports, but whimsy and asymmetry help make these places feel more organic and engaging for younger visitors in particular. Such shifts make it an exciting — and unsettling — time to be an entomologist.
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