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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: 58 (5 days since last diary on Mon May 25, 2015 at 05:05 AM PDT)

Comments posted: 7052 (2 days since last comment on Thu May 28, 2015 at 05:49 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 4860

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: 90

foresterbob's Most Recent Diaries:

I have mentioned in previous conversations that a large snake has been living in my basement. The snake itself had eluded observation, but there were plenty of pieces of shed skins to convince me ...
by foresterbob
Comment Count 148 comments on Mon May 25, 2015 at 05:05 AM PDT with 84 Recommends
The larger of the two butterflyweed clusters in my yard is now in full bloom. As I have lamented before, the showy plant rarely attracts butterflies here. Bees love it, though. According to the USDA,
by foresterbob
Comment Count 73 comments on Sat May 16, 2015 at 08:06 AM PDT with 56 Recommends
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

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