A walk in the woods – 17 years later

by Ian Yesilonis (Baltimore Ecosystem Study LTER) Walking through the woods and observing the trees and animals is something I have always loved to do growing up in Baltimore.  Our temperate deciduous forests in the city are typically smaller patches; however, one park, the Gwynns Falls/Leakin Park (1,216 acres), is quite large and also has big... Continue Reading →

Roadblocks and Rocks:  How to Measure Soils in Forest Ecosystems

by Karla Jarecke and Adrian Gallo (HJ Andrews Experimental Forest) Fig.1 Dave Frey scouts location for a quantitative soil pit in Watershed 2 by taking a tree core in one of the younger trees in the old growth stand to date the age of the most recent landslide. Photo credit: Adrian GalloStanding in a meter... Continue Reading →

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