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Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology - Bates Magazine

Bates Magazine
“It was a pivotal experience,” says Huggett, a plant physiologist and tree specialist who joined the Bates faculty as assistant professor of biology in summer 2014. “It gave me a long-enough break from music and a large-enough taste of the forest ...

Fossilized amber provides clues about dinosaur ecology - The Week Magazine

The Week Magazine
Ryan McKellar, a research scientist at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum in Canada, studies the amber pieces buried alongside dinosaur skeletons. He uses the fossilized tree resin to draw conclusions about the dinosaurs' habitat. At this week's annual ...
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Science World Report

CSUMB researchers hatch a biological machine to clean farm runoff. - Monterey County Weekly

Monterey County Weekly
Hunter Burnham, a marine science undergrad, is researching alternatives – like ceramic pumice stones and grooved “bio-balls” – with more surface area than wood chips for bacteria to grow on. Molecular biology student Alexandra Walling is studying how ...

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.