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by amerikestrel
November 17th, 2011, 12:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Nicknames for Science Olympiad
Replies: 27
Views: 3035

Re: Nicknames for Science Olympiad

I say SciO, but I think my teammates say SO, SciOly, SciO, Olympiad, or just Science Olympiad or "that one thing we sometimes do after school and get emails about" by the less articulate . An interesting event nickname that has come up this year is WID (pronounced 'weed') for Write It Do It, which ...
by amerikestrel
November 8th, 2011, 8:05 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1474
Views: 85378

Re: Forestry ID

Flowering Dogwood?

Edit: nevermind, Dogwoods are opposite.
by amerikestrel
November 5th, 2011, 11:53 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Forestry B/C
Replies: 619
Views: 49506

Re: Forestry B/C

Does anyone know how to tell the difference between the Southern Red Oak and the Pin Oak?
by amerikestrel
November 5th, 2011, 9:54 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1474
Views: 85378

Re: Forestry ID

Correct! Your turn.
by amerikestrel
November 5th, 2011, 6:08 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1474
Views: 85378

Re: Forestry ID

Close!
by amerikestrel
November 4th, 2011, 7:40 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1474
Views: 85378

Re: Forestry ID

No.

Hint: it's neither in the Fagaceae nor Betulaceae families. The leaf is slightly asymmetric at the base – it's not easy to tell from the first photo, but you can see it in the second photo if you look carefully.
by amerikestrel
November 4th, 2011, 7:17 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1474
Views: 85378

Re: Forestry ID

Nope...this isn't the greatest photo, so here's another shot of the same tree:

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by amerikestrel
November 4th, 2011, 5:52 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1474
Views: 85378

Re: Forestry ID

Nope.
by amerikestrel
November 4th, 2011, 4:57 pm
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1474
Views: 85378

Re: Forestry ID

I'm sure there's some way to do it definitively, but no, that was just a guess based on needle count and length.

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by amerikestrel
November 4th, 2011, 11:43 am
Forum: 2012 Study Events
Topic: Forestry ID
Replies: 1474
Views: 85378

Re: Forestry ID

Ponderosa Pine? The needles look like they're about the right length.

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