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Off the Beaten Path at Muir Woods National Monument

Muir Woods National Monument is twelve miles north of San Francisco, and part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. It is one of the few old growth coastal redwood forests still remaining in the area, thanks to the conservation efforts of Congressman William Kent and President Teddy Roosevelt declaring it a national monument in 1908. 549 more words


When we rolled into our campsite outside of Forks, Washington last night, the temperate rainforest weather was doing what it does best– dumping rain like a… 579 more words

The Patent that could destroy Monsanto

Paul Stamets

What has Paul discovered? The mycologist has figured out how to use mother nature’s own creations to keep insects from destroying crops. It’s what is being called SMART pesticides. 41 more words


...of 'traffic snarls', 'ugly tomatoes' & 'old-growth' forests...

…”Choker’s wild: Traffic to snarl as Metro Vancouver heads back to work, school”…” ‘Ugly’ tomatoes are beautiful in grilled gazpacho with watermelon and mint”…” ‘Timeless’ old-growth trees should be showcased”… 233 more words

Look who's back! A visit from Rosalia alpina

Photo Credits: Daniele Di Santo

I have already mentioned the FAGUS project in a previous post (“The mess of sampling biodiversity”, where I described the results we obtained when analyzing the pre-intervention biodiversity data, as they are published in the paper (open access): 506 more words


Seward Park: Seattle's Great Urban Walk

It’s not so easy to find old-growth forest within Seattle city limits anymore, yet Seward Park has the Magnificent Forest featuring evergreen trees aged 200 years or more. 275 more words

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