This trait, along with the nutcracker's willingness to fly far with the seeds, helps the pines
regenerate deep into the charred heart of seemingly inaccessible burn sites.
Sprawling Golden Gate Park is on the verge of invasion by an incurable and voracious fungus that is gradually destroying pine
forests across California.
The alliance between White Pine
and Lucent's elemedia reinforces my belief that only those firms who are able to establish the right kind of strategic relationships will be there amongst the survivors in this extremely competitive marketplace.
You see, this week's storm that dampened Southern California forced engineers to close the gated backcountry roads in the National Forest, including Pine
Mountain Road that leads to the upper head of the Chorro Grande Trail, the downhill treasure I hoofed a few weeks back.
Habitat manipulation began in 1976, when mature pines
were harvested for wood chips and paper and then seedlings planted to duplicate, within a matter of just a few years, the scruffy 80acre forest patches sprinkled with numerous sunny openings thick with grass and brushy cover that the warblers desire.
Gripping the handles of his steel auger, District Ranger John Peterson twisted the sharp corkscrew tip into the core of a tiny Ponderosa pine
, barely three inches in diameter.
Fire is an even less-frequent visitor to the highest elevations, where whitebark pine
and subalpine larch rule.
I was curious for my own purposes about what she thought of him,'' Pines
said, adding that Downey's impression of Stein might play a role in his decision about whom to endorse.
recently announced (Business Wire, Feb.
The federally endangered red-cockaded woodpecker, whose colonies have dwindled from an estimated 500,000 to some 5,000 nationwide, are almost wholly dependent for nesting habitat on longleaf pines
more than a century old (the woodpecker excavates cavities in rotting heartwood).
Both companies also are suing the city over higher landing fees at LAX, although Pines
said his firm is not handling that litigation - in which the city is being represented by Morrison & Foerster.
Managing the Rochester office is Peter Mason, who brings to Torrey Pines
Research 28-plus years of experience in the development of electrophotographic copiers and printers and holds six patents related to electrophotography.
These "yellow belly" or yellow pines
, as they're known, were three to four feet in diameter - maybe 150 feet high, rustically "plated" with seemingly endless sequences of jigsaw-like layers of rust-colored bark.
11, 1995--In the six years since the Sheraton Grande Torrey Pines
was built, it has enjoyed several important industry awards, but never so many accolades in one year.
ANGELES NATIONAL FOREST - With recent snow reducing the fire danger, Forest Service crews and contractors are at work thinning overgrown pine
and fir forest bordering Big Pines