Sunday, April 14, 2013

Old Growth White Pine, Pack Forest, Warrensburg


David Gibson

Dave Gibson, who writes about issues of wilderness, wild lands, public policy, and more, has been involved in Adirondack conservation for over 30 years as executive director of the Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks, executive director of Protect the Adirondacks and currently as managing partner with Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve

During Dave's tenure at the Association, the organization completed the Center for the Forest Preserve including the Adirondack Research Library at Paul Schaefer’s home. The library has the finest Adirondack collection outside the Blue Line, specializing in Adirondack conservation and recreation history.

Currently, Dave is managing partner in the nonprofit organization launched in 2010, Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve.




One Response

  1. Paul says:

    Dave, do you think these trees are 500 years old? I have seen some larger ones (girth) that I assumed were younger maybe 2-300 hundred based on some downed trees I have seen of similar size. Maybe it is hard to judge the size of the trees from this photo.

    I have a number of these puppies behind my camp on the lake. On a windy night I just pull up the covers and hope I am able to wake up in the morning! Always exciting!

    I came across a dead fawn near pine pond outside of Saranac Lake one fall. Its life ended when one of these fell on its back. I could barely see the deer parts sticking out of each side. What are the chances!

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