Monthly Archives: November 2016

Drones

Facebook link Drones will change how we do forestry, or at least how we see (literally) our forests. We saw a demonstration of a drone today. It was smaller than I thought (they do come in bigger sizes) and quieter. … Continue reading

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Longleaf conference in Georgia

Note from 2019 – On this trip I developed an aneurysm in back of my knee. It was a serious problem.  In Georgia, it was hard for me to walk.  I only later learned what it was. The doctor said … Continue reading

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Southern grasslands … with trees

Facebook link Learned and relearned some interesting things at the longleaf pine meeting. The keynote speaker was Reed Noss, who wrote a book that I bought (but admit I have not yet read) called “Forgotten Grasslands of the South.” He … Continue reading

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Pine Straw

Facebook link I feel a little churlish complaining about a place where I was a guest, but I do not like this sort of forestry. Pine needles, mostly from longleaf, are used as garden ground cover. Raking and selling needles … Continue reading

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