Chattahoochee River - NPS photo
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Field Trips 2010
Updating ENTS maxlist
Jess and ENTS, As I
collect more and more data on exceptional trees in the
Atlanta area I often cross reference my findings with the
ENTS maxlist found here:
[link] This gives me a rough idea of what "tall" is for
a given species. I'd like to start putting the
superlative trees from my list on this max list. Do
you (or other ENTS) have a copy of the Excel file used to
create this? ...
more » Feb 26, 2010.
ATL champ sweetgum
Just found this beauty of a
Sweetgum in a hidden greenspace between Atlanta and Decatur, GA.
There's a tight grove of them with a few over 130'. Here's
the spec's: Height: 136.4' CBH: 10.6' Spread: 72'
-------------------- Points: 281 The current listed
state champ is in Gainesville. It's listed as:...
more » Feb 19, 2010.
Tree ID help- persimmon?
ENTS, I was measuring some
Betula nigra this week in the East Palisades park unit of the
Chattahoochee National Recreation Area (Atlanta, GA) and came
across this tree. It's in the floodplain of the river.
At first glance I thought Prunus serotina, but now I'm guessing
Persimmon. What do you think? It was about 60-80'
tall. I didn't take the time to get a precise
more » Feb 19, 2010.
white oak, oxford,ga
the little person at base is
my 5'4" tall daughter with arms "akimbo"; large pine nearby is
Pinus echinata, perhaps one third the volumn of the oak.
Jan 19, 2010
tree root compaction questions -
NTS, On a recent outing with Jess and Doug Riddle we
observed a (likely) new state champion White Ash tree within
Atlanta city limits that has a newly laid concrete path
within 7" of it's base (see pic). This is a
large city tree at 128' x 14'. This was cause for concern, so I
contacted those who planned and constructed the path and was
given this explanation:...
By Eli Dickerson - Jan 12, 2010
Significant Trees of Georgia" list from UGA
January 4, 2010
Georgia/Atlanta - champion oak ID (Cherrybark
oak) Dec. 29, 2009
OG Fernbank Forest trip report (Atlanta, GA)
December 9, 2009
2 amazing species- Redwoods and Longleaf
pine Wade Tract Oct. 12, 2009
Ogeechee River and Ebeneezer Creek -Ogeechee Limes
Diamodbacks, Ogeechee River Oct 11, 2009
Turpentining Oct. 2, 2009
Georgia Hemlocks Site Sept. 28, 2009
Stone Mountain Georgia
Fw: RE: [ENTS] Stone Mountain Georgia
Snakes in Northern Georgia August 13, 2009
Wilderness Area GA - update August 12, 2009
- Large Urban
Trees in Atlanta July 3, 2009
- Live Oak -
Adaptive Use, Savannah, GA June 05, 2009
- Red Cedar Roots, GA
March 17, 2009 x
Palm and Canary Palms
March 5, 2009
- Autumn Colors and Signs of Spring
Poplar along the Chattahoochee Atlanta
- Chattahoochee River http://www.nps.gov/chat/
The Chattahoochee River and its
valley is a place rich in natural and cultural resources.
Sometimes the river is clear, cold, and slow-moving, while
at other times it is a muddy torrent, plunging through rocky
shoals. The valley contains a rich, diverse mix of plants
and animals that represent an environment much larger than
itself. For centuries, humans have been drawn to this river
valley for life’s basics: food, water, and shelter as well
as transportation and power to support the increasing
numbers of mills and factories.