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What Is Up With the Ecology of Winnie the Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood? - Jezebel

Its geology is a major influence on its biology and ecology. The underlying sandstone geology of the Ashdown Sands, when combined with a local climate that is generally wetter, cooler and windier than the surrounding area owing to the forest's ...

Students survey flora and fauna at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park - Greensboro News & Record

Greensboro News & Record
Roshni Panwala (right) and Brianna Webb check out ants carrying leaves on a tree as civilian scientists, many from area schools, gathered information on flora and fauna at Guilford Courthouse National Military Park during BioBlitz, on Saturday, Sept.

Scientists Develop Forensic Method to Identify Humans Using Hair Proteins -
A Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory-led interdisciplinary research team has developed the first-ever biological identification method that exploits the information encoded in proteins of human hair. A colorized scanning electron micrograph of ...

Tree and Wood Identification: Red Oak

Blacksburg - United States

Pictures and facts about red oak leaves and wood.

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    WMS Kids' Section: Tree and Wood Identification - Red Oak

Molecular Expressions Tree Collection: Northern Red Oak
United States

Presents microscopic images of Quercus rubra, the Northern Red Oak.
United States

Provides information about the general identification of trees as well as more specific techniques for a limited number of species. Includes information about dendrology.


A resource for beginners and others. Includes a collection of descriptive graphics showing leaves, and buds, with notes.

Tree Identification Expert
United States

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

Tree Anatomy and Identification -
United States

Article and collection of online resources for identifying trees. Includes an online interview to identify the leaves of fifty common native North American trees.

Quercus falcata var. falcata and var. pagodifolia (Southern Red Oak and Cherrybark Oak)
United States

For each variety, discusses habitat, native range, associated forest cover, and detailed facts on reproduction and growth. Includes distribution maps.

The Red Mangrove-tree Crab
United States

Photographic study of this crustacean by Hugh Mitchell-Tapping with close-ups of various appendages and information and photographs of developing larvae.

The Red-eyed Tree Frog
United States

Research project by Lindsey Bergin providing information on Agalychnis callidryas, its classification, habitat, adaptation, nutrition, reproduction and interaction with other species.

Quercus rubra (Red Oak)

Photos of fruit, leaf, bud, flower, bark, and form.

Red Oak - Quercus rubra
United States

From a site dedicated to common trees of Camp Conestoga.