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  Engl 2053-"Jack Pine"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Jack pine cones are 1 1/2 to 2 inches long, oblong-conic, light brown, usually pointing forward and often strongly incurved with the scales well developed only on the outer face.
Jack pine lumber is generally knotty, has a coarser textured, more resinous appearance than white or red pine, and is often mixed with the lower grades of these species for distribution.
Jack pine is used principally for pulpwood, and while it is suitable for the manufacture of paper pulp by several processes, most is pulped by the sulfate method.
lfa.atu.edu /brucker/Engl2053/engl2053abstrart2.htm   (1060 words)

 Jack Pine - Pinus banksiana
The bark of the jack pine is a reddish-brown.
The jack pine lives in the taiga biome, which is a semi cold forest in the northern hemisphere.
It is possible for the jack pine to grow in the taiga because of its waxy pine needles and rough bark.
www.blueplanetbiomes.org /jack_pine.htm   (320 words)

 DNR - Jack Pine (Pinus banksiana)
Jack pine was once thought to poison the ground on which it stood because no other trees and few ground plants would grow near it.
Jack pines in Michigan are often crooked and short generally not a favorite tree of most people.
Jack pine pollen is shed in late May or early June and sometimes forms large clouds resembling smoke rising from the tops of the trees.
www.michigan.gov /dnr/0,1607,7-153-10370_12146_12212-60297--,00.html   (453 words)

 DNR - Jack Pine Ecosystem
The jack pine ecosystem is characterized by dense stands of relatively young trees interspersed with small grass and sedge openings and is often called the jack pine "plains" or "barrens." Except for lowland areas of aspen, birch, maple, or cedar and spruce, its vegetation is dry and sparse.
The jack pine forest is amazingly diverse, forming a rich mosaic of habitats including prairie or grassland species, coniferous and deciduous forest species and enough mixing of these habitats to support "edge" species.
This ecologically narrow band of relatively young jack pine forest is essential for the survival of the Kirtland's warbler.
www.michigan.gov /dnr/0,1607,7-153-10370_22664-60337--,00.html   (1416 words)

 EEK! - The Jack Pine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The jack pine is unique because its resinous cones open and release seeds during a fire or from an intense, hot sun.
Jack pine needles are dark to yellow-green, sharply pointed and measure 1 inch long.
Animals that burrow live in the barren jack pine understory; mammals, snakes, salamanders and insects.
www.dnr.state.wi.us /org/caer/ce/eek/veg/trees/jkpine.htm   (270 words)

 Jack Pine, Pinus banksiana
Jack Pine is typically killed by crown fires or by moderate-severity surface fires.
Jack was jioined by Paper Birch (Betula papyrifera) and Alder (Alnus spp.) about 1,000 years later and, with the collapse of the southern White Spruce forest, became the dominant species in our area within a few centuries time (ie, circa 7500 BCE).
The winged seeds are the smallest of the native pines and are dispersed by gravity and wind.
www.rook.org /earl/bwca/nature/trees/pinusbank.html   (1485 words)

 The Journal of the Toronto Bonsai Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Jerry, jack pine or pinus banksiana is found locally in central Ontario and also in the boreal forests from Nova Scotia to Alberta and parts of the northern United States mid-west.
In terms of growth, jack pine is not as strong as the other, bigger native pines but it is a tough cookie because it survives under the most difficult drought conditions where other pines cannot.
The gallery of examples of jack pine bonsai - all collected trees that have been included with this article - shows the great variety of forms and styles that I have worked on for the past 4 to 16 years.
torontobonsai.org /Archives/horticulture/jackpine.htm   (869 words)

 Nearctica - Biomes - Northern Boreal Forest - Trees - Jack Pine
Identifying Characters: The curved and highly persistent cones, the northern habitat, and the short needles in bundles of 2 are all distinctive characters of Jack Pine.
Native Range: The major portion of the Jack Pine range is in Canada where its northern boundary extends eastward from the Mackenzie River in the Northwest Territories across the country to Cape Breton Island, NS.
The only significant artificial extensions of the jack pine range have been on strip-mined areas in the central and northeastern States and on the sand hills of Nebraska.
www.nearctica.com /biomes/boreal/btree/jackpine.htm   (327 words)

 west beach succession trail jack pine community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Jack pines are so well adapted to the cold that they live further north than any other pine.
Grab a needle of the jack pine and follow down to its connection on the branch.
When Jack pine seeds germinate, the bearberry provides enough protection from wind and blowing sand to allow the seedlings to grow large enough to fend for themselves.
www.nps.gov /indu/education/westbeach/wbjackpinecom.htm   (509 words)

 Jack Pine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Jack Pine (Pinus banksiana) is a North American pine with its native range in Canada east of the Rocky Mountains from Northwest Territories to Nova Scotia, and the northeast of the United States from Minnesota to Maine, with the southernmost part of the range just into northwest Indiana.
It is not a large tree, ranging from 9-22 m in height.
Kirtland's Warbler (Dendroica kirtlandii), an endangered bird, depends on pure stands of young Jack Pine in a very limited area in the north of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan for breeding.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jack_Pine   (286 words)

 Ecosystems of the Upper Peninsula: Jack Pine
Jack pines are native to the Great Lakes area and much of Canada.
They will grow is dry soils and are usually found in sunny locations growing with other jack pines.
Jack pines form small cones that tend to curve as they grow.
forest.mtu.edu /kidscorner/ecosystems/jackpine.html   (177 words)

 Maine Tree Species Fact Sheet - Jack Pine
Shape: The Jack Pine is pyramidal in youth and becomes open, spreading, often shrubby and flat-topped in maturity.
Ovulate cones are usually borne on primary and secondary branches in the upper tree crown and staminate cones are usually borne on tertiary branches lower in the crown.
Range Within Maine: Jack Pine is known to occur naturally at Alamoosook Lake in Orland, Schoodic Point in Winter Harbor, Great Wass Island in Beals, Matagamon Lake, Cliff Lake, Lobster lake, and in the areas south and west of Jackman.
www.umaine.edu /umext/mainetreeclub/FactSheets/JackPine.htm   (754 words)

 Pinus banksiana - Jack Pine
The jack pine is also called scrub pine, Banksian pine or Hudson Bay pine.
The jack pine is used for lumber, railway ties, timbers and pulpwood.
Jack pine stands help stabilize watersheds, produce areas for blueberry picking, and provide food and shelter for wild game species, including the snowshoe hare and the white-tailed deer.
www.borealforest.org /trees/tree8.htm   (243 words)

 Jack Pine Equestrian Centre > Boarding, Training, Lessons and Sales in Owen Sound, Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Jack Pine Equestrian Centre is a full service hunter/jumper showing and training facility located just east of Owen Sound, Ontario.
Horses and riders from Jack Pine Equestrian Centre compete regularly on the Ontario 'A' Circuit.
Jack Pine Equestrian Centre (formerly known as Rose Hill Farms) is the childhood home of famous artist Tom Thompson.
www.jackpine-farm.com   (175 words)

 borealie.org - Jack pine
There are 34 indigenous species in North America, including the jack pine, which is the typical pine to be found in the Boreal forest, often wrongly called a Cyprus (due to a historical mistake).
The jack pine also has commercial uses, such as the manufacture of construction material, pulp and paper, telephone poles.(2,8) Additionally, as is the case for other species, the jack pine is useful to wildlife in general, but more especially to the Kirtland warbler, Dendroica kirtlandii, which reproductive activities take place only in immature timber stands.
The jack pine is also appreciated by the porcupine, who eats the cambium layer located just under the bark.
www.borealie.org /page.php/en/1/50.html   (271 words)

 JACK PINE ENTERPRISES- JackPine.Ca - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Jack Pine Enterprises is a Forestry Consulting company which serves the areas of Orillia, Muskoka, Barrie, Midland, Penetanguishene as well as all locations in Simcoe, Dufferin, and Grey Counties.
As the owner-operator of Jack Pine Enterprises Peter DeVillers has 30 years of forestry experience and is a Certified Tree Marker, Licensed Wood Scaler and has been approved by the Ministry of Natural Resources as a Managed Forest Plan Approver.
Jack Pine Enterprises is a progressive forestry consulting company helping landowners manage their woodlots to their maximum potential.
www.jackpine.ca   (134 words)

 Jack Pine (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Jack pine is the most widely distributed pine in Canada and most northerly pine of the United States.
Jack pine is important in the stabilization of watersheds.
These small birds utilize jack pine stands ranging from 1.5 and 6 m (5 to 20 ft) tall larger than 32 ha (80 acres).
www2.ncsu.edu.cob-web.org:8888 /unity/lockers/project/dendrology/index/plantae/vascular/seedplants/gymnosperms/conifers/pine/pinus/contortae/jack/jackpine.html   (287 words)

 The Story of Our Name |  The Jack Pine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
The Jack Pine is asking people to make a monthly pledge to help make our project sustainable.
The Jack Pine is a fire adapted species, native to Minnesota, that takes advantage of wildfires through a process called serotiny.
These cones are able to withstand the heat of a wildfire, and in fact utilize the extreme temperature to open and distribute seeds into newly fertilized soil.
www.thejackpine.org /?q=name   (116 words)

  The Jack Pine |
The Jack Pine Community Center is a collectively run, intergenerational free space committed to popular education, anti-oppression, and the fight for justice, liberation, and autonomy.
The Jack Pine Community Center supports the people of Oaxaca, Mexico and their most legitimate representative, the Popular Assembly of the Peoples of Oaxaca (APPO).
Oaxaca's people are resisting, and the Jack Pine Collective believes that no honest person can remain quiet and unmoved while an entire community, of which the majority are indigenous, is murdered, beaten and jailed.
www.thejackpine.org   (678 words)

 Jack Pine Guinea Pig Rescue
Jack Pine Guinea Pig Rescue (JPGPR) was established in 1993 as a "no kill" shelter.
Jack Pine Guinea Pig Rescue will become more of a guinea pig sanctuary rather than an active rescue.
People that have adopted guinea pigs from Jack Pine Guinea Pig Rescue in the past are definitely welcome to contact me about adopting.
www.jpgpr.com   (660 words)

 Pine beetle threatens Canada's boreal forest
A mountain pine beetle infestation that has already killed off billions of trees in British Columbia is threatening to take over Alberta's jack pine, marking the start of a deadly cross-country trek.
Each mountain pine beetle is the size of a grain of rice, but the voracious insects have already devoured an area of B.C.'s forest the size of Iceland.
If the beetles jump from the lodgepole pine to the jack pine, an infestation could wipe out billions of trees all the way to the East Coast, he said.
www.cbc.ca /canada/calgary/story/2006/07/04/pine-beetle.html   (1340 words)

 How to Identify and Control Stem Rusts of Jack Pine (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Damage to jack pine caused by rust fungi includes growth reduction, cankers, death (by girdling or wind breakage), and creation of entryways for other fungi and insects.
The other four rusts are distributed in all Canadian provinces where jack pine grows, with only a few exceptions: stalactiform rust has not been observed in the Northwest Territories, New Brunswick, or Nova Scotia, and comandra rust is not known in Nova Scotia.
Research is underway to develop a jack pine that is resistant to stem rusts.
www.na.fs.fed.us.cob-web.org:8888 /spfo/pubs/howtos/ht_stemrusts/ht_stemrusts.htm   (531 words)

 jack pine definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
jack pine definition - Dictionary - MSN Encarta
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N American pine: a pine tree with short needles arranged in pairs and curving cones, whose timber is used for paper pulp.
encarta.msn.com /dictionary_1861692657/jack_pine.html   (96 words)

 Jack Pine Trail Directions/Map
Jack Pine is a great trail for XC bikers of all levels.
Jack Pine connects to a few other trails which you can ride for hours!
Jack Pine Parking Lot (P10), is the red star in the middle of this map.
www.mtbkanata.com /trails/trailJackPine.html   (240 words)

 Ontario Trees and Shrubs - Jack Pine (Pinus banksiana) (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Jack Pine needles are in bunches of 2, which spread apart in a "V".
This is one of the main features that distinguish it from Scots Pine.
Scots Pine cones have a short stem attaching them to the branch.
www.ontariotrees.com.cob-web.org:8888 /main/p/pine/jack   (401 words)

 Pest susceptibility variation in Lake States jack pine seed sources.
Pest susceptibility variation in Lake States jack pine seed sources.
Description: Summarizes the incidence of white-pine weevil, eastern pine-shoot borer, and eastern gall rust in a Lake States jack pine seed source study.
King, James P. Pest susceptibility variation in Lake States jack pine seed sources.
www.treesearch.fs.fed.us /pubs/10574   (225 words)

 Jack Pine, Pinus banksiana (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Begins showing signs of decay by age 75, but can live more than 200 years.
There is often a 20-30 year lag after major fire before the budworm invades.
This heat is usually provided by fire, but hot, dry weather (air temperatures of at least 80 degrees F.) opens some cones.
www.rook.org.cob-web.org:8888 /earl/bwca/nature/trees/pinusbank.html   (1485 words)

 Jack Pine Hill - Snow
In the winter Jack Pine Hill becomes an all-purpose ski and snowboard hill.
It's quad chair lift means you'll never have to wait for a lift to the top to enjoy some more fantastic skiing and snowboarding.
Jack Pine Hill also features a state of the art snow making system, so even on days when Mother nature is keeping quiet, you can guarantee that there will be a fresh coat of white snow on the hill.
www.geocities.com /phear00/snow/snow.htm   (683 words)

 Jack Pine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Jack pine is a small- to medium-sized tree of the northern forests of the United States and Canada, where it is an important source of pulpwood and lumber.
It grows farther north than any other American pine.
Use of this site is subject to certain Terms and Conditions.
mdc.mo.gov /forest/IandE/MOConservationTreesAndShrubs/jackpine.html   (146 words)

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