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Flora and fauna filling the summertime trails - Gazettextra

Gazettextra
Amongst other flora and fauna, one or more hikers appreciated plentiful spiderwort in full bloom, common milkweed also in bloom, great quantities of black-eyed Susan, prairie dock and blazing star ready to bloom. Also seen on the trail were tree ...

Botany's New Boys - New York Times

New York Times
Specifically, the civic project is the development of 14 riverfront acres at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Until recently, this operation amounted to a geodesic dome with a big fig tree and leaky Plexiglas panels. Now, having ripped up a ...

Jerry Davis: Red-headed woodpeckers provide ecology lesson - Madison.com

Madison.com
This red-headed woodpecker picked up a Japanese beetle that fell from a pin oak tree. The bird, and its mate, make dozens of trips to this tree, probably to catch beetles to feed their young in a nearby aspen tree cavity. (1) More Photos. Ecologically ...

Acid rain aftermath: damaged ecology, damaged politics - Marketplace.org

Marketplace.org
A tree in a forest near Lake Placid, NY. Forest ecosystems have been much slower to recover from reduced acid rain. More in "We used to be China". Karen Roy was in grad school in the early 1980s when two things made her realize acid rain was a big deal.

Litterbugs, stay off Pine Island - The News-Press

The News-Press
I resisted the urge to call the guy and tell him that I hoped he had a nice day on the water, drinking beer and enjoying the benefits of modern pharmacology. One more thing about trash. Among the garbage I found Monday was a Mylar balloon, which ...

WAYO endeavours to conserve biodiversity - Nagaland Post

Nagaland Post
With the aim to promote and conserve the biodiversity and also to spread awareness on environmental protection, the Western Angami Youth Organization (WAYO) has organized a tree plantation drive in the Western Angami region on July 12. Over 100 ...

Learn Pine Barrens Ecology at Bass River State Forest Presentation - The SandPaper

The SandPaper
Learn about the ecology of the Pine Barrens of New Jersey at Bass River State Forest, where Ryan Rebozo and Dane Ward, Ph.D. students at Drexel University, are conducting fascinating research on rare plants and snakes. Their research and photo slide ...

Pine Tree Taxonomy

Pinus strobus (White Pine)
United States

Describes leaves, cones, and bark. Provides facts about height, diameter, and longevity. Includes photo and illustrations.

Pinus resinosa (Red Pine)
United States

Photos and facts about this species' native range, branching characteristics, height, diameter, and longevity.

United States

Provides forest genetic services to the national forests and cooperators in Oregon and Washington. Includes an overview of services, center ...

Tree Identification Expert
United States

Offers software which identifies northern forest trees. Includes details of the trees covered and an FAQ.

Taxonomy
United States

taxonomy: Organisms are classified in a hierarchical tree structure. Our taxonomy database contains every node (taxon) of the tree. UniProtKB ...

United States

Compendium of research papers describing the characteristics and distribution of important broadleaf and coniferous forest trees of the United States ...

The Ancient Bristlecone Pine
United States

Dedicated to the oldest-known living tree, growing in the White Mountains in east central California. Information about the location, dendrochronology, ...

Araucaria angustifolia
United States

Physical features, habitat, and classification of this species, commonly known as the Paranza pine or Brazilian pine.

NCBI Taxonomy
United States

Searchable and browsable taxonomy tree of organisms for which there are publicly available gene sequences.

Wollemi Pine International Pty Ltd.
United States

Joint venture aiming to propagate and market the Wollemi pine in Australia and internationally. Facts, photos, and news about the ...

Araucaria araucana (Monkey Puzzle Tree)
United Kingdom

Image of mature tree and closeup photo of leaves.

Ancient Bristlecone Pine
United States

An exploration of this tree of western North America, consisting of two species (Pinus longaeva and P. aristata), including characteristics, ...

NOVA: Methuselah Tree
United States

Explores the life cycle of the world's oldest living thing: the bristecone pine of California's White Mountains.

United States

Description and images of this species, commonly known as Parana pine or Candelabra tree.

Wollemi Pine, The
United States

Scientific, historical, and growers information. Includes photo gallery.

Wollemi Pine
Germany

Information for kids about the so-called Dinosaur tree.

Pinus bungeana (Lacebark Pine)
United States

Brief fact sheet plus images of mature tree, twig, fruit, leaf, and back.

Pinus flexilis (Limber pine)
Canada

Features photos of entire tree, leaves, and cone. Describes physical characteristics and habitat.

Araucaria heterophylla (Norfolk Island Pine)
United States

Describes physical characteristics and provides photos of mature tree, bark, fruit, and leaves.

Pteridium aquilinum
United States

Photograph and detailed description of bracken.

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