1. Groves of old-growth lodge-pole pine and aging spruce fir exploded into flame like toothpicks be-fore a blowtorch.
2. While lodgepole pines' range is limited to western North America, they give way to jack pines on the eastern slope of the Rockies.
3. However, the lodgepole pine is expected to survive in the upper elevations of Yellowstone National Park and a handful of other locations, the study said.
4. Pipe lodgepole-steel tunnel support technique is a strong composite support system consisting of advance pipe lodgepole, support stell vault, tin plate packer and working surface plug-back.
5. The lodgepole pine trees throughout North America's western forests are at risk.
6. Bark beetles in lodgepole pine used to be more selective, leaving the younger and healthier trees alone.
7. Jack pines can hybridize with lodgepole pines, so it is difficult to be certain that an infected tree truly is a jack pine, rather than a hybrid.
8. Tipi poles were made of the slender trunks of young lodgepole pines, and were rare items on the treeless plains.
9. The cold air sweetened, banded pebbles and crumbs of soil cast sudden pencil-long shadows and the rearing lodgepole pines below them massed in slabs of somber malachite.
10. The first is that jack pines occur in patchier stands than the continuous swaths of lodgepole on the west coast.
11. If you're moving by car to Cedar Grove, the sun over Kings Canyon there is fantastic, and in between Grant Grove and Lodgepole you'll see the sun's orange draped over the majestic Sierras.
12. Four species, White Spruce (Picea glauca), Engelmann Spruce (Piceaengelmanni), Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta), and Alpine Fir (Abieslaciocarpa) comprise the spruce-pine-fir species group.
13. This may offer some protection against a continental sweep, depending on how jack pine fares as a host compared to a lodgepole pine.
14. A sloping meadow rose behind the bench, protected by a stand of lodgepole.