TREES

TREES


Dr. Bondar talks about making these images through the four seasons:



The camera used to make each of these Tree images.



 

THE TREES:

HORSE CHESTNUT
NORWAY MAPLE
BEECH
SYCAMORE
WILLOW
SUGAR MAPLE

 



 

HORSE CHESTNUT



The Horse Chestnut tree
a.k.a. the Conker tree
or the Buckeye tree

Aesculus hippocastanum L.


Horse Chestnut Distribution:
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

How to make and how to play Conkers!
great pix + download:
From the Instructables!

North American Conkers Championships:
The Annapolis Royal Conkers Club


To help you recognize Horse Chestnut features!

Many different views of Horse Chestnut details from buds to bark and beyond!

 
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NORWAY MAPLE



The Norway Maple tree

Acer platanoides L.


Norway Maple Distribution:
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

CBC journalist Evan Dyer recounts the $20 bill Norway maple story of 2013 that spread worldwide…

A video guide to the city’s most controversial tree.
Halifax has learned to plant tree varieties to create better diverse biosphere.

To help you recognize the Norway Maple!
Don Leopold, Dendrologist, Environmental & Forest Biology at SUNY,
discusses some of the problems this non-native maple species has caused. He demonstrates some of the features you can use to identify it.

 
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BEECH



The Beech tree

Fagus sylvatica L.

Beech tree Distribution:

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Designer Noboru Nakamura's classic bentwood beech frame POÄNG chair for Ikea Download!
How several artists have viewed the Beech!

A Year in the Life of a Beech Tree!

The Woodland Trust has managed to capture a year in the life of a beech tree — all within one minute!

 
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SYCAMORE


The American Sycamore
a.k.a. Buttonball Tree
or Buttonwood
or American planetree

Platanus occidentalis L.

Sycamore Distribution:

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

From NASA:
What on Earth are “Moon Trees”?
Wetland ecologist Charlie Hohn illustrates Stories Told by Sycamores

To help you recognize the American Sycamore!

Don Leopold, Dendrologist, Environmental & Forest Biology at SUNY, discusses the facts of American Sycamore life. He demonstrates some of the features you can use to identify it.

 
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WILLOW


The Willow
a.k.a. “Golden Willow”
named for golden-yellow shoots (that darken in 1 – 2 yrs)
Salix alba L. var. vitellina Stokes
Willow Distribution:
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

You want to see Willows?? Ha!

Example of “Willow Legend” plate — a real weeping willow tale! Native American use of Willow

How Willow bends to artistic vision!

Bonnie Gale demonstrates the living artwork she crafts from the special properties of willow.

 
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SUGAR MAPLE


The Sugar Maple

Acer saccharum Marsh.

Sugar Maple Distribution:
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

The Red Maple Leaves of the Sugar Maple is the signature image of the Light in the Land photography exhibition. You will find more information about the Sugar Maple and its other Acer relatives PLUS many more great features on The Red Maple Leaves page!

 
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