Tree of Week: Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides) Aspens are easy to pick out of a crowd due to their greenish-white bark, and in the case of the quaking aspen have leaves that dance delicately in the wind giving the tree its name. The leaves have a darker green on top and are much paler on […]
Tree of the Week: Western Hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) This tree is abundant in the coastal and cascade range and becomes even more abundant as you make your way north into Washington and Canada. They can grow up to 165 to 200 feet tall and have a characteristic droopy top. You can usually identify it by […]
Tree of the Week: Oregon White Oak -Lobed simple leaves with a big rounded canopy when mature. -Drop acorns every year as opposed to other oaks who drop in alternating years. -Used in beer and wine barrels, it’s heartwood fills in the tubes that are used to transport water through the tree. This prevents decay. […]
Tree of the week: Ginkgo tree (Ginkgo biloba) -Simple, fanlike leaf. More sturdy than it looks. Super colorful in the fall. Biloba, two lobes referencing the leaves. -Diecious, one tree is male, one tree is female as opposed to other flowering trees. -Female seed/fruit of the ginkgo smells like vomit when it’s decaying. Significant in […]
How do trees get water to their leaves? Answering this and how the forest plays a role in the water cycle.
This week I had Sebastian over to talk about what made him be a person he is today. Interesting talk you may want to listen to 🙂
Welcome to Half a Glass; a brand new advice show streaming on KPSU that refuses to solve your problems but promises to help you get along with them. Welcome back from break everyone! I would like to thank you for having some patience during finals and spring break, but we have returned from the void […]
Welcome to Half a Glass; a brand new advice show streaming on KPSU that refuses to solve your problems but promises to help you get along with them. Due to en error in the KPSU recording system, the second half of this episode has been lost to the sands of time, so don’t freak when […]