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Real Name: Bob

Gender: male

Location: Macon, GA, US

Occupation: Forestry consultant

Groups: PacNW Kossacks, Backyard Science, Appalachian Journal

Diaries published: 56 (49 days since last diary on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 08:01 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 6817 (1 day since last comment on Wed May 06, 2015 at 04:16 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 4721

Total Comment Ratings: 527

Most Recommended Diary: I signed up for health insurance, told my GOP Congressman about it, and made the local news, 179 comments, 1043 recommends

People Following foresterbob: 89

foresterbob's Most Recent Diaries:

My forestry field work gives me the opportunity to see land that is off the beaten path, away from the bustling cities, and sometimes far removed from public roads. Sometimes I can work all day ...
by foresterbob
Comment Count 67 comments on Thu Mar 19, 2015 at 08:01 AM PDT with 54 Recommends
I will keep this brief. Today I came across an AP story about slave labor in the Thai fishing fleet. I urge you to read the entire article: OVERFISHING DRIVING SLAVERY ON THAILAND'S SEAFOOD BOATS ...
by foresterbob
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 04:27 PM PST with 59 Recommends
Today’s email included a passionate plea from CREDO. A company called ArborGen, Inc. is developing genetically modified pine seedlings, and CREDO wants me to sign a petition to save the planet ...
by foresterbob
Comment Count 437 comments on Fri Feb 13, 2015 at 04:56 PM PST with 116 Recommends
I have mentioned in passing that I regularly use GPS in the woods. Today, without going into information overload, I will show some examples of what I do. There are two basic uses for GPS in the ...
by foresterbob
Comment Count 108 comments on Sat Jan 03, 2015 at 09:37 AM PST with 65 Recommends
Near the center of Big Bend National Park, the Chisos Mountains soar above the surrounding desert terrain. Plants and animals that would have a difficult time surviving in the lower elevations find ...
by foresterbob
Comment Count 92 comments on Sun Dec 28, 2014 at 05:20 AM PST with 78 Recommends
The first two diaries explored the western part of Big Bend National Park. Today's post will cover the eastern portion. The tour begins near the entrance at Persimmon Gap, proceeds south to Panther ...
by foresterbob
Comment Count 92 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 05:05 AM PST with 67 Recommends

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