squirrel's eye view
some old trees in a younger woods
Neil Pederson at work
Beverly doing her thing
Mayapple patch. A forest understory herb in a savanna??
Mary Arthur and rwm near the National Champion (largest in world?)
no age structure of large trees = ecological vulnerability
this fella was coming down this tree, climbing out onto some dead poison hemlock stalks, and he saw us and froze as if trying to hide. It was a preposterous use of his cryptic coloration!
felco pruners at left for scale