Author and Photos by Talking Forests  Baumwipfelpfad Naturerbe Zentrum Ruegen on the island of Rügen was a spiral wooden walk worth taking for the views from the bottom of the forest floor to the tree canopy to the views of the water at the top of the tower. What is the best part? Rügen is…

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Talking Forests recorded this as a live video (https://youtu.be/pK4H72XWVow) from Yosemite National Park at the Society of Wood Science and Technology Conference Oct 20-25th. (www.swst.org or @societywood on social media). We do not own the rights to the “Most Girls” Hailee Steinfeld Song used in the video or podcast audio. Her LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pipiet/ “Originally from…

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Author and Photos by Talking Forests  Austrian Wooden Wonder Treetop Walk Salzkammergut Our Austrian adventure was amazing with wood as the theme all week. The main event was when we visited Baumwipfelpfad Salzkammergut which translates to Treetop Walk Salzkammergut, truly an Austrian Wooden Wonder.   The start of our trip was in a wooden hut…

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Follow Myles on Instagram at: https://www.instagram.com/priiimal My name is Myles Vernon Polk, I am originally from San Diego, California and currently reside in Tuskegee, Alabama. I attended The Piney Woods Boarding School in Mississippi for high school and gained a Bachelors of Science Degree in Plant and Soil Science with a focus in Forest Management…

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Max Schrimpf is rocking timber sports, his forest internship with Ohio Division of Forestry, and surveying for insects! Check out his Instagram: www.instagram.com/ranger_max68 I currently am a college student, about to go into my 5th year at The Ohio State University. I was born and raised here in Ohio. I started my college career at…

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   Author and Photos by Talking Forests  University of Stuttgart created a self-shaping cross-laminated-timber tower in the German town called Urbach. Talking Forests was so excited to see this wooden wonder in person. “The design of the tower emerges from a new self-shaping process of the curved wood components. This pioneering development constitutes a paradigm…

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Jessica Carr started working in marketing when she was 18 at Utah Valley University’s Entrepreneurship Institute as the Marketing and Events Coordinator. That same year she became the youngest ambassador for Google in the world (to her knowledge) as the Organizer for the Utah Google Developer Group. She then went on to be a project…

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Christian Kirsch has 22 years of solid experience in forestry. 15 years of experience running a small forestry business. He has in-depth knowledge of the principles and practices of forestry, including best management practices, water quality, tree and shrub selection, planting, pre-commercial thinning, harvesting, and sustainability. He also owns Kirsch Forest Management  Location Coeur d…

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The Institute of Chartered Foresters is the professional body for foresters and arboriculturists in the United Kingdom. I first heard of this organization when I was talking with Andy Heald a member who works for Confor, a membership organization for sustainable forestry and wood-using businesses. He invited me to go to the Association of Professional…

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