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  Coast Redwood - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The leaves are variable, being 15-25 mm long and flat on young trees and shaded shoots in the lower crown of old trees, and scale-like, 5-10 mm long on shoots in full sun in the upper crown of older trees; there is a full range of transition between the two extremes.
In 2004, an article in Nature reported that the theoretical maximum potential height of Coast Redwoods (or any other tree) is limited to between 122-130 m (400-425 feet), due to gravity and the friction between water and the vessels through which it flows.
Coast Redwoods occupy a narrow strip of land approximately 750 km (470 miles) in length and 8-75 km (5-47 miles) in width along the Pacific coast.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /coast_redwood.htm   (1112 words)

 Redwood - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Redwood is a name used for several species of trees with red or reddish coloured wood; see each species for individual details.
The wood of Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris) is sometimes called 'redwood' in the timber trade.
Redwood Road is a major arterial in Salt Lake County, Utah
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Redwood   (193 words)

 Trees Of Mystery
In the 30's to the early 60's redwood was used as a separator between the plates of electrolytic (auto, truck and airplane) batteries.
Couple this with redwoods ability to survive long periods of immersion and their immense durability in the face of flood borne debris and you will realize that the redwood can survive and indeed thrive in flood planes that wipe out less hardy tree species.
Redwoods compensate for induced leans caused by shifting slopes, collisions of other trees, flood pressure and tectonic induced tilting, by the unusual ability to "buttress" their undersides through accelerated growth on the downhill side.
www.treesofmystery.net /sequoia.htm   (1416 words)

 redwood forest
The redwood is the tallest and one of the oldest trees in the world ranging in height from 200 to over 350 feet and living up to 2,200 years.
The coast redwood, stretches along the northern California Coast from Monterey County to the southwestern corner of Oregon.
Redwoods trees (Sequoia sempervirens) are also known for their resistance to fire as is evident by their fire scars, but still they are able to survive.
www.sfsu.edu /~geog/bholzman/ptreyes/tripredf.htm   (438 words)

 Places To Go: Redwood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
On Redwood Road, just a few miles over the ridge from downtown Oakland, is a hidden redwood forest whose peaceful groves give little evidence of its bustling past.
Redwood Creek, which runs through the park, also has a place in history.
The trout that spawn in Redwood Creek migrate from a downstream reservoir outside the park.
www.ebparks.org /parks/redwood.htm   (640 words)

 Redwood National Park - A Forest of Redwoods | GORP
Redwood National Park is essentially a thin strip of protected land along the coast.
The lower portion, nearest Redwood National Park, tends toward tamer whitewater and the focus is on wildlife and scenery.
Not all of the park is cloaked in shadowy redwood forest.
gorp.away.com /gorp/resource/us_national_park/ca_redwo.htm   (1166 words)

 Encyclopedia article on Coast Redwood [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Coast Redwood or California Redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) is an evergreen, long-lived, monoecious tree in the family Cupressaceae.
The tallest is the "Stratosphere Giant" in the Humboldt Redwoods State Park, at 112.56 metres (369 feet 4 inches), last measured in 2002 (was 112.34 m in Aug 2000).
The tallest non-redwood tree is a 100.3 m (329 foot) tall Douglas-fir.
encyclozine.com /Coast_Redwood   (1095 words)

 Armstrong Redwoods State Reserve in Sonoma County, California   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Today, the ancient redwood forest within the park is the largest remaining old-growth redwood forest in Sonoma County.
It is a living reminder of the magnificent primeval redwood forest that covered much of this area before logging operations began during the 19th century.
In springtime, the forest floor is carpeted with clover-like redwood sorrel, trillium, fairy bells, and redwood orchids.
www.parks.sonoma.net /Armstrng.html   (568 words)

 Coastal Redwoods, Giant Sequoias, & The Dawn Redwood Trees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the landscape design, the redwoods can be great screens and windbreaks, but are often planted as specimens or in small groups.
The Coast Redwood is found mostly along the California coast and a few along the southern Oregon coast.
The Dawn Redwood is a native of northern China, thought to be extinct, but rediscovered in the 1940's, and now widely planted in the United States.
www.cdr3.com /redwoods   (758 words)

 Redwood Garden Bridges
All of our Redwood Garden Bridges are shipped with a beautiful sanded natural redwood finish that will age with time.
You can seal and protect the redwood with a sealer at any time to retain the redness and longevity of beauty.
All Redwood Garden Bridges are very structurally sound, crafted with over 25 years of carpentry experience.
www.redwoodgardenbridges.com   (228 words)

 Redwood Christian Schools-private christian schools
Redwood Christian Schools (RCS) serves over 880 students in grades K-12, including over 90 children in Concept Help, a program designed to assist children with specific learning disabilities and other challenges that prevent them from functioning in our regular program.
The Redwood Christian Chapter of the California Scholarship Federation is based on outstanding high school scholastic achievement and good citizenship.
The mission of Redwood Christian Schools is to provide a Christ-centered education which is able to equip students for daily living and eternal life.
www.rcs.edu   (488 words)

 Redwood Outdoor Club
The Redwood Leader's Meeting will be Tuesday, January 17 at 6 pm at the Taube Hillel House (565 Mayfield).
The Redwood Outdoor Club is a student run outdoor group at Stanford University.
We plan trips before each quarter during the school year, but also encourage people to plan their own trips if they are interested.
www.stanford.edu /group/redwood   (172 words)

 Redwood - The Natural Choice
Redwood is the one wood all the others try to imitate.
Why settle for redwood color when you can have real redwood?
No other outdoor wood can match the natural beauty of real redwood.
www.calredwood.org   (45 words)

 Redwood National and State Parks - Areaparks.com
Redwood National and State Parks are home to some of the world's tallest trees: old-growth coast redwoods.
They are Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, and Redwood National Park, comprising 45 percent of all the old-growth redwood forest remaining in California.
In the summer, redwoods along coastal roads and trails stand amidst life-giving fog.
redwood.areaparks.com   (227 words)

 Redwood at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Redwood is a name used for several species of trees; most commonly it specifies the two species of California redwoods.
California redwoods are well known for being among the tallest trees in the world: trees of 60 to 90 meters (200 to 300 feet) are common.
Because these trees grow so slowly, lumbering has taken its toll and there has been a serious decline in numbers; many groves do not have enough young trees to maintain their population.
wiki.tatet.ru /en/Redwood.html   (200 words)

 Callaway Woodworks Manufacturer Redwood Hot Tub Cedar Hot tubs Redwood Barrel Sauna Saunas
We use redwood for your wooden barrel sauna or wood hot tub because of its strength, stability, and long lasting beauty.
Redwood is the best material for these applications and should be your first choice for a traditional wood hot tub or outdoor barrel sauna.
Made from California Redwood, we use over 1 1/2" thick ball and socket joint system with stainless steel banding which firmly holds the staves together.
www.redwoodsaunas.com   (518 words)

 Sierra Club Redwood Chapter
Results for the Redwood Chapter and Group Executive Committee Elections are in!
The Redwood Chapter is conducting a beginner's backpacking seminar for beginners or those simply wishing to dust off some old skills.
If you are a current member but did not receive the December issue of the Redwood Needles, click here.
redwood.sierraclub.org   (419 words)

 REDWOOD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Redwood is well known for great outdoor furniture because of its beauty; pound-for-pound stength; and resistence to rot, allowing it to weather well for many, many years to come.
The high strength of our 5/8" thick redwood lumber allows us to achieve very solid furniture construction, with the help of out-of-sight reinforcing at key load-bearing points, without the unsightliness of over-thick lumber or visable braces, often used by other manufacturers.
We are able to offer you attractively low product prices by combining quality redwood lumber and fine worksmanship with extremely low business expenses.
www.woodbydesignusa.com   (589 words)

 Killarney B&B Kerry Accommodation - Redwood Country House Killarney Bed and Breakfast Kerry Ireland
Redwood Country House & Apartments are set between the Ring of Kerry & Dingle Peninsula and are surrounded by 15 acres of pasture & gardens, 5 minutes drive from Killarney town.
Redwood is 2 miles from the Cleeny Roundabout on your left.
From Dublin/Limerick Redwood is 10 minutes drive after Farranfore on the right.
www.redwoodkillarney.com   (182 words)

 Xerox Color Printers and Xerox Color Printer Supplies from Redwood Imaging, Inc., including Xerox Phaser printers and ...
Redwood Imaging offers a low pressure consultative approach to our customers combined with a promise of total customer satisfaction.
We are a small business in San Jose, and Redwood Imaging handles our requests with as much importance as a Fortune 500 Company...
However, with that being said, Redwood Imaging, Inc. has the right to refuse order(s) for any reason and/or inform the customer of a minimal shipping cost that may need to be applied in the event a customer repeatedly continues to re-order for example the "FREE BLACK" only, where Redwood Imaging, Inc. continually sustains a loss.
www.redwoodimaging.com   (992 words)

 Redwood National Park Hiking Page
In winter, the Redwood Creek and Trestle trails may be difficult or impossible to use.
Although Redwood National Park is best known for its redwoods, the 70 miles (142 km) of Coastal Trail in the parks offers the adventurous hiker a different experience.
In May 1994, several sightings of a mountain lion along Redwood Creek Trail near the parking lot caused the trail to be closed temporarily.
www.redwood.national-park.com /hike.htm   (3103 words)

 Redwood Rock Songs
NEW INTRO: "Send the World a Message" California Redwoods (in dark sunglasses and sneakers) sing to the tune of "Heard it through the Grapevine" Click icon to rock 'n' roll to the Opening Song.
Old redwood trees are not for logging They house the birds * They greet with wide open arms * You shalt not do them harm Our ancient trees are not for lumber They help us breathe * Embracing the world with their arms * We need forests, not tree farms
For another inspirational song on the giant redwoods, see Tree of Ages [+ option re-write of "Let the River Run" or Mick Jagger's "Dancing in the Street" as "Salmon in the Stream" etc.] Noah's Ark Song (re-write of the Unicorn/Noah's Ark Song)...
www.houstonprogressive.org /songbook.html   (3869 words)

 Redwood Software - report management, job scheduling software & document archiving   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
With the help of Redwood Software solutions automating IT infrastructures around the world, organizations are achieving their business goals with greater effectiveness, quickly and with greater ease.
Redwood Software and SAP® have joined together to develop unparalleled job scheduling functionality for the entire SAP Landscape.
CronacleBeans is Redwood Software's Java Scheduler and is a robust, highly scalable, enterprise process management solution that automates the management and control of scheduled workload in a J2EE (and Java) environment.
www.redwood.com   (531 words)

 Redwood Falls Gazette :: Redwood Falls, Minnesota
The Minnesota Design Team leaders who are going to be working in Redwood Falls with community volunteers over the next several months are scheduled to be in town the first week of Feb-ruary.
The Redwood Valley gymnasts continue to show improvement as they rolled past St. Peter 130.875-117.35 Tuesday night at the Redwood Area Community Center.
Shooting nearly 60 percent from the floor, the Redwood Valley Cardinals ran their way to a 105-70 rout of Renville Co. West Friday night in non-conference action.
www.redwoodfallsgazette.com   (155 words)

 Redwood Telecommunications - Voice, Data and Convergence
From telephone systems in Birmingham to contact centres in Berlin, Redwood is the solution.
Wherever you are, whatever business you are in, effective communication with your customers and colleagues has never been so important.
To achieve this you need a partner, not a supplier - someone who can provide more than just a box, someone who can provide a long-term answer to your communication challenges.
www.redwoodtele.com   (65 words)

 Redwood Library & Athenaeum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Founded in 1747, the Redwood is the oldest continuously circulating library in America.
Today it is in great need of your help...
Redwood Library and Athenaeum, 50 Bellevue Avenue, Newport RI 02840.
www.redwoodlibrary.org   (55 words)

 Redwood Home Page
Redwood is excited about moving into our new home!
Our children and adults with disabilities need lots of new educational toys, supplies for teaching kitchens, arts and crafts supplies and other items to be used in our newly expanded facility.
Redwood is doubling their size and they need double the volunteers!
www.redwoodrehab.org   (226 words)

 Redwood Falls Minnesota Home Page
Redwood Falls, Minnesota is an area rich in history, heritage and scenic beauty.
Located along the Minnesota River, Redwood Falls is part of the Nationally recognized Minnesota River Valley Scenic Byway.
Whether you are looking for a vacation spot with a variety of learning experiences, activities and sites, a wonderful place to raise a family, or a great place to stop, shop and spend the day...we'd love to see you in the Redwood Falls area!
www.redwoodfalls.org   (206 words)

 Redwood Hill Farm
For over 30 years, Redwood Hill Farm has been committed to producing the best tasting and least processed goat milk products available anywhere.
As a family farm in Sonoma County, we utilize a natural approach to animal husbandry to hand craft award -winning goat milk cheese and delicious goat milk yogurt.
HAPPY NEW YEAR to you from Santa's helper, Redwood Hill Farm's Gizmo, and her 4-H owner Justin Riddle.
www.redwoodhill.com   (113 words)

 dawn redwood on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
All hail the Metasequoia.(Editorials)(Dawn redwood a fine choice for state fossil)(Editorial)
Tracker Group selects Redwood Technologies to develop bespoke IVR platform; Vehicle fleet owners and managers can now have position reports spoken back to them.
Magnificent redwoods and their astonishing means of proliferation, BUSINESS TIMES
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-dawnredw.asp   (412 words)

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