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Silvics Manual: Guide To N. American Tree Species. Russell M.

Silvics Manual: Guide To N. American Tree Species

Burns and Barbara H. Honkala Technical Coordinators Timber Management Research Agriculture Handbook 654 (Supersedes Agriculture Handbook 271, Silvics of Forest Trees of the United States, 1965) Forest Service United States Department of Agriculture Washington, DC December 1990 Burns, Russell M., and Barbara H. The silvical characteristics of about 200 forest tree species and varieties are described. Oxford: 174, 181 (082, 7). Cover art: Natural stands of southern pine and cypress bordering a lake in Noxubee County, MS. Foreword "Silvics of Forest Trees of the United States," Agriculture Handbook 271, was the first comprehensive document of its kind in the United States. Our store of silvical and related knowledge has markedly increased since that silvics manual was published 25 years ago.

"Silvics of North America" describes the silvical characteristics of about 200 conifers and hardwood trees in the conterminous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. Identify That Plant: Master The Skill Of Plant Identification. Wild Medicinal Plants Archives. Attention Wild Food Aficionados: Fall foraging forges forward, and by that alliteration I mean to say that foraging for wild food “has not yet ended” this fall, so don’t put away your scissors or your plastic knives or your bare hands just yet!

Wild Medicinal Plants Archives

Just yesterday I came across some fabulous fall dandelion greens in the Colorado high country despite its notoriously short growing season. They were growing amidst the deep, down-trodden grass at the base of willows lining an old mining road, and some were nearly as long as an arm! Up here, anywhere the miners and their mules once trod is a good place to look for dandelions. At the very least these early travelers toted the seeds along by accident. Continue reading Heads up, blog readers, especially those of you interested in wild edible plants–I have an exciting announcement to make! Free Wild Plant Identification eCourse. You are out in the forest and looking at the glorious plant life surrounding you.

Free Wild Plant Identification eCourse

Whether you are a beginner and have never identified one plant, or a Botany professor at a university, you might appreciate this refreshingly simple approach to plant identification. I remember lovingly (and sometimes screamingly) that my college classes in Systematic Botany required me to become acquainted with that local Washington Flora that we plant dorks call “Hitchcock and Cronquist”. I always felt a contradiction of rapt fascination and obsession, alternated with profound burnout, when trying to navigate this enormous dichotomous key! In addition, my observation skills as an ethnobotanist were refined , foraging for wild foods, fibers and medicine. How To Sharpen Tools: The Family Handyman. Sharpening your tools Years ago, I drove by a storefront with a hand-painted plywood sign.

How To Sharpen Tools: The Family Handyman

It read “Tool Sharpening.” Learn by playing. Contactjuggler.com: ContactJuggler.com > Colored Acrylic Balls. Fire Gear, Trip Toys, Accessories and More. Juggling Instructions. Recipes and Food. Making Fused Plastic. March 12th, 2013 I’ve been wanting to experiment with fused plastic for ages so what better place to try it out than here on Tutorial Tuesday and share my experiences with you.

Making Fused Plastic

Alice's Soda Can Bookmarks. What does Wonderland's Alice have to do with Christmas?

Alice's Soda Can Bookmarks

Absolutely nothing. How To Make A Pillow Pet. [ Close Privacy Policy ] Privacy Policy / Your California Privacy Rights Revised and posted as of March 4, 2013 Prime Publishing, LLC ("Company," "we" or "us") reserves the right to revise this Privacy Policy at any time simply by posting such revision, so we encourage you to review it periodically.

How To Make A Pillow Pet

In order to track any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will include a historical reference at the top of this document. This Privacy Policy will tell you, among other things: Your California privacy rights. Make A Stuffed Animal Into A Purse. HUT. Big mama's sewing room vintage 1910's-1990's. DIY Laundry Soap Detergent: Images & Recipes. Homemade laundry soap is quick, easy and cheap.

DIY Laundry Soap Detergent: Images & Recipes

What other reasons do you need to make either a laundry powder or soap for your front loader or top loader washing machines? I will teach you how to make laundry detergent and a laundry soap liquid with step-by-step instructions, and you will never want to buy another box of expensive, commercial washing powder again. Big mama's sewing room vintage 1910's-1990's. HUT. Recycled crafts. Sewing, Crochet, Yarn, Textile & Fiber Crafts. Free crochet pattern sites. Baloon Animals. Plastic. How To's. Qi Gong. Ukulele. Magic+supernatural+sifi. DIY Clothes. Big mama's sewing room vintage 1910's-1990's. DIY Shibori (Japanese Tie-Dye) Today marks HonestlyWTF’s four year anniversary.

DIY Shibori (Japanese Tie-Dye)

Four years! To celebrate, we’re revisiting the very first tutorial we ever featured on the site: shibori tie dye. Lauren and I first discovered shibori after discovering an old photo on the web. The idea of recreating an ancient Japanese dyeing technique inspired us to spend an entire weekend experimenting with our favorite deep blue, indigo. After dyeing just about every white article of clothing in sight, our blue stained fingers excitedly uploaded the tutorial – we couldn’t wait to share it with our 30 readers. You’ll need:an indigo dye kitnatural fiber clothing or fabric2 5 gallon bucketsrubber glovessmall wood squaresrubber bandstwinea PVC pipea long wooden sticka drop clothrubber glovesscissors When choosing fabric or clothing, it’s important that made of natural fibers.

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CGI. Super Powers! DIY sites. Index of Wilderness Survival Tips - Edible Plants - Smoking Meat - Jerky - Hunting - Trapping - Bow and Arrows - by Robert Wayne Atkins. How to Drill Your Own Water Well. How to Modify an AM Radio to Receive Shortwave Broadcasts » Survival and Beyond. Tasty Backpacking Recipes. Backpacking Recipes for Supper Dining out tonight?

Tasty Backpacking Recipes

Follow Chef Glenn's backpacking recipes to create healthy, hearty, homemade meals for the trail. These dehydrated meals pack up light and tight and are easy to cook at your campsite using minimal fuel. How to Make Backpacking Meals: Cook a big pot of chili or stew, dehydrate and divide into individual servings.Dehydrate vegetables, meat and beans separately and assemble into meals.Enhance store-bought boxed meals with additional dried meat and vegetables.Create saucy backpacking meals by blending and dehydrating starchy foods like potatoes and beans into bark.Dehydrate tomato sauce for Italian style meals.

All of the backpacking recipes linked below are for a single serving. Increase the ingredients proportionally by 1.5 or 2 times if you have a large appetite or you are cooking for two in the same pot. Chili & Stews Beef & Bean Chili Cook a big batch, dehydrate, and divide into meal size portions. Creating a Basic Soap Recipe - Soap Making Recipe Basics - How to Make Homemade Natural Soap. So you want to make some homemade soap? Just like consulting a cookbook, starting out by using a recipe from a book or website is great. It's good to learn the craft of soap making by using a tested recipe at first.

But think of those recipes as just a starting point - because there's nothing quite like creating your own recipe from scratch. Whether it's because you only have certain oils on hand, or you're looking to create the perfect bar of soap, creating your own recipe allows you to control each and every ingredient. Though you can make soap using only one oil, the best soap recipes have a balance of oils. Each oil will contribute a different quality to the final bar of soap. A basic balanced recipe should have some of at least the first three oil categories - hard, lathering, and moisturizing. 30% tallow25% coconut oil45% olive oilThat would be a great, balanced basic bar of soap. Make Your Own All-Natural Deodorant {Stick or Spray}One Good Thing by Jillee.

Several months ago I posted a recipe for making your own deodorant. It was mainly in response to discovering that those hard to remove armpit stains (see how to get rid of them here!) Soap Making 101 - Making Cold Process Soap. Naturally Whitening Tooth Powder Recipe. Welcome! You can now purchase my natural products, such as salves and magnesium lotion, through my on-line store. Sign up for my store newsletter for the latest information on products and sales! Tutorials. How to charge your phone with fruit! - HD (1080p) Recycled Wine Bottle Torch. 08.09.09 | by Erik Anderson Whether it’s product branding, package design or projects for ourselves, we’re pleased when we find a solution that’s very effective and creative, while keeping resources to a minimum.

This idea is very inexpensive idea and it’s a great way to recycle a wine bottle. See how this simple idea inspired this brand and wine bottle design. How To Make Glow In The Dark Paint. How to make an amazing decor for kids rooms ? It’s easy, because Rust-Oleum Specialty Glow In The Dark glows for up to 2 hours. Apply to wood, metal, plaster, masonry or unglazed ceramic. Washes with soap and water. Great for kids rooms, school projects and holiday decor. Fishing, Boating, Climbing, Scouting, Search and Rescue, Household, Decorative, Rope Care,