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Filip Tkaczyk replied to Keith's discussion Measuring Tree Heights in the group Naturalist Skills/Nature
"This is great, Keith! Thank you for sharing it. Back in college when doing a habitat assessment class, I used this equation. It is very useful. I was pondering a challenge with this, however, while walking through the epic landscape of the Olympic…"
Nov 1, 2010
Keith replied to Keith's discussion Measuring Tree Heights in the group Naturalist Skills/Nature
"The tree is 15 feet tall"
Oct 15, 2010
Keith added a discussion to the group Naturalist Skills/Nature
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Measuring Tree Heights

I remember as a budding naturalist I was unable to gauge the height of trees, one of the steps useful in identification.  There is a simple way to do this with nothing but a stick, a tape measurer and a notebook with a pencil. The procedure is as follows : Step one:Find a stick; the stick should be large enough so that while you lie prostrated you can see the top of the tree lined up with the top of the stick as it is anchored perpendicular to the ground. Step two:Mark where your head is on the…See More
Oct 15, 2010
Keith replied to Filip Tkaczyk's discussion Track & Sign Quiz # 20 in the group Tracking and Trailing Studies
"2. A shrew 3. Reminds me of whiptail lizard trails I used to notice a lot in southern Utah. The whiptail lizard tended to leave a less clean tail drag. Going with lizard."
Sep 28, 2010
Keith replied to Filip Tkaczyk's discussion Track & Sign Quiz # 20 in the group Tracking and Trailing Studies
"1 looks like a toad travelling from left to right."
Sep 28, 2010
Keith replied to Alderleaf Wilderness College's discussion Do you see it? in the group Tracking and Trailing Studies
"Great photos. More than once have I been delightfully suprised about the presence of bighorn sheep by falling rocks. The picture here is very generous because the often grand landscapes bighorn sheep occupy makes them as hard to see as a still bird…"
Sep 28, 2010
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Tracking and Trailing Studies

This is the group for those with an interest in the study, practice and discussion of the exciting arts of tracking and trailing wildlife.
Sep 28, 2010
Ian Orion Lee-McKinley replied to Keith's discussion Ethnobotany for Psoriasis? in the group Edible and Medicinal Plants
"Hey Keith, for curing psoriasis here are two links you should check out as well! 1. 2. Vitamin D (especially through sunlight) and animal based Omega 3's should really help out!"
Jul 19, 2010
Keith replied to Keith's discussion Butterfly Identification Tool : By color and patterns in the group Naturalist Skills/Nature
"Yeah, They put this site together well. There are a bunch of I.D. guides on this site for other things as well. They have a tree guide, a reptile guide, a bird one, a wildflower one, and so on. Another one of the keys I've found to using these…"
Jul 15, 2010
Alderleaf Wilderness College replied to Keith's discussion Butterfly Identification Tool : By color and patterns in the group Naturalist Skills/Nature
"That is a wonderful site! Thank you, Keith. I will pass it on to our students when we have another bug day!"
Jul 15, 2010
Keith added a discussion to the group Naturalist Skills/Nature
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Butterfly Identification Tool : By color and patterns

Here it is :http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?guide=ButterfliesIt is very helpful to take a picture of the butterfly in question before trying to use this tool.See More
Jul 14, 2010
Keith joined Alderleaf Wilderness College's group
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Naturalist Skills/Nature

This is a group for those interested in the general study and discussion of nature and naturalist skills.
Jul 14, 2010
Keith replied to Keith's discussion Ethnobotany for Psoriasis? in the group Edible and Medicinal Plants
"Thank you very much Fil. Burdock grows near where I live, I will have to try and experiment with decoctions of burdock and dandelion. From what I have read herbal remedies seem to vary greatly in their effectiveness to treat individuals with…"
Jul 14, 2010
Alderleaf Wilderness College replied to Keith's discussion Ethnobotany for Psoriasis? in the group Edible and Medicinal Plants
"Occasionally, I have used common chickweed poultice on spots of eczema. It is very soothing. I can not speak to psoriasis. But, I imagine it would be at least somewhat helpful since both conditions are forms of inflammation. Other cooling herbs in…"
Jul 14, 2010
Keith replied to Keith's discussion Ethnobotany for Psoriasis? in the group Edible and Medicinal Plants
"I've found some articles about dead sea salt baths and pilgrimages to the dead sea for treatments of psoriasis, eczema and so on."
Jul 12, 2010
Keith added a discussion to the group Edible and Medicinal Plants
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Ethnobotany for Psoriasis?

I'm looking around for plants that can be used to treat psoriasis, I'll post back if I can find anything.See More
Jul 12, 2010

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At 8:15pm on March 4, 2010, Alderleaf Wilderness College said…
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