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The Worlds Oldest Forest

The “Trembling Giant” also known as Pando is a colony of over 40,000 quaking aspen trees in Fishlake National Forest in Utah which are thought to be about 80,000 years old. 187 more words



Over the years numerous red squirrels have staked their claim to this large stump and the midden that surrounds it. Middens and squirrels are common in our woods but this arrangement is different from most. 116 more words

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The Tree

Once upon a time there was a tree.

For nearly 100 years it stood. Tall. Resilient. Firm against the wind.

But ants arrived. Tunnelled chambers deep into the heartwood. 32 more words

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Revenge of the Spruce

I have a huge spruce tree at the end of my driveway. As with many old things, it has begun to droop. And then you cannot see any approaching traffic when you pull out of the driveway. 50 more words

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I still haven't figured out what's causing a six or seven hour delay in publishing these posts, but I'm working on it. 39 more words



Suspended up high and well out of reach, these spruce tree cones bask in the late afternoon sun, awaiting release from the parent tree.