Scotch pine # 34B

Meet the Scotch pine #34B (ID and exact location were changed to protect the tree’s anonymity). The pine is strapped with various sensors, through which it offers streams of data about its interaction with the local forest environment and the atmosphere. This is a story of how this pine/sensing device caught a disease known as… Continue reading Scotch pine # 34B

Carbon Tree

I’m a pine, but humans call me the Carbon Tree. They are obsessed with how I breathe and trade carbon dioxide with the atmosphere, so they dressed me with some sensors to translate my life into numbers. Sometimes I feel like I’m just a living sum of data…so many of them come to look at… Continue reading Carbon Tree

Devil’s Rock

When you climb all the way up the rock, you are there. You made it. Now you can sit down and look all around, at the river Berounka, at all the deciduous and coniferous trees. Feel the wind. The rock is wrapped in a fable about a fisherman who made a deal with the devil:… Continue reading Devil’s Rock

Jumping Squirrel

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Honestly, these squirrels are such “maybe” creatures. Maybe beavers? No, too high up in the trees. Maybe birds? Also not, too low from the sky. Who are they? Where did they come from? What do they want? What is their purpose? Maybe we will never know.