Tree Branch Chipping

https://youtube.com/shorts/uHTfQ0K1SIE?feature=share HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! Well, I couldn’t help myself! I just LOVE watching tree branches get put through a chipper! I find it fascinating, to be honest. Thought you would, too.

Rope Play and Limb Removal…Branching Out?

“Spur Climbing: Spur climbing is one of several methods for climbing trees and utility poles. This technique is named for the spurs used by the climber to gain purchase on the trunk. Spur climbing is perhaps the oldest and most well-known technique for climbing trees, and has been the traditional method employed by tree serviceContinue reading “Rope Play and Limb Removal…Branching Out?”

Tree Felling #1 (Cutting Down a Tree!)

“TREE CUTTING TECHNOLOGY Adapted from Encyclopedia of American Forest and Conservation History (1983) and other sources. Tree cutting (logging) technology has undergone extensive changes in the last 200 years. When colonists arrived on the eastern seaboard, the ax was the only method to fell trees to clear farmland, build houses, and provide firewood for theContinue reading “Tree Felling #1 (Cutting Down a Tree!)”

Fall Foliage Has Begun in Vermont

Ahh, the fall foliage has begun. Since tourism is Vermont’s number one industry, the changing of the leaves is darned good for the state coffers! As I filmed structures on the National Register of Historic Places, I also captured much shorter videos of Nature doing her thing. In fact, the location of this video willContinue reading “Fall Foliage Has Begun in Vermont”

Sounds of a Colorado Creek

I visited friends who lived in Nathrop, Colorado, back in August 2013. This was, of course, MANY years before my YouTube channel. Ferg had driven us up to St. Elmo, a ghost town. That drive was harrowing! Imagine a spiral mountain dirt road, and yes, that road was a 2-way roadway! No guardrails, even thoughContinue reading “Sounds of a Colorado Creek”

Pouring Rain and a Clap of Thunder

I absolutely LOVE when I see a “SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING” via The Weather Channel show up on my phone! I’ll often go sit on my patio and watch it roll in. In fact, for this one, multiple neighbors also came outside to enjoy Mother Nature’s show.

Thunder, Lightning & Pouring Rain

I absolutely LOVE when I see a “SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING” via The Weather Channel show up on my phone! I’ll often go sit on my patio and watch it roll in. In fact, for this one, multiple neighbors also came outside to enjoy Mother Nature’s show. The one thing I’ll say, though, is my cameraContinue reading “Thunder, Lightning & Pouring Rain”

Crest of Mount Equinox

The Mount Equinox Skyline Drive is 5.2 miles of paved road. It is the longest privately owned toll road in the United States. A friend and I paid the $30 bucks (car plus 1 passenger) to drive to the top of Mount Equinox via the Skyline Drive toll road. At the top, among other things,Continue reading “Crest of Mount Equinox”

Emerald Lake State Park: My Site!

Well, this was my home-away-from-home for the past couple of nights. A friend, he dog and I had stayed in a handicapped lean-to, which was her suggestion. So glad she knew about stuff like that! It was no more than 150 feet away from the bathrooms/showers and had a ramp with a railing until theContinue reading “Emerald Lake State Park: My Site!”

Rain Barrels: Harvesting Rainwater!

“Artsy stormwater management: I-89 northbound rest stop gets new rain barrelMay 21, 2015 By Betsy Tharpe Those passing through Williston on Interstate 89 can expect some stormwater education with an artistic flair at the northbound rest stop. Last Thursday, Lake Champlain Sea Grant (LCSG) Program Director Breck Bowden and Williston Stormwater Coordinator James Sherrard installedContinue reading “Rain Barrels: Harvesting Rainwater!”

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