Fire Camera

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  1. Teegate

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    You must watch the first video for sure. This is in the Parker Preserve. They have invented a camera that can be in a fire and you can see what it is like as the fire comes at you.


    https://www.nist.gov/featured-stories/eye-fire
     
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    It is amazing to see how windy it gets right before the fire arrives at the camera and how quickly it passes it
     
  3. bobpbx

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    And that was a controlled fire. Imagine the heat on that windy day of the big fire this year. I was out there yesterday. The regeneration is well underway.

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    Does anyone know what these brown dragon flies are named? I did not have the patience to get a good photo. They were very abundant along the stream, fighting each other and zooming around. And only this one specie. What was great was there were no pine flies. I assume the fire destroyed their eggs. Much of the sphagnum was burned at the edge of the swamp.

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    Very often, the seeds of the new pine that exploded off the heated cones is still attached to the young plant.

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    Halloween Penant from the Dragonflies of NJ page??? https://www.insectidentification.org/insect-description.asp?identification=Halloween-Pennant
    https://www.insectidentification.org/insects-by-type-and-region.asp?thisState=new jersey&thisType=Dragonfly or Damselfly

    http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc/odonata/Halloween_pennant.htm
     
  7. bobpbx

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    You may be right Al. The only thing bothering me is the "bright orange" part. I would lean towards brown.
     
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    Speaking of flies, how are Pine flies, Deer flies, Black flies and Strawberry flies related? I think Pine flies and Deer flies are the same species but I am not sure about Strawberry flies.
     
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    According to Howard Boyd, deer flies are Chrysops delicatulus, and my money says they are also called pine flies locally. I don't know the strawberry fly. I know the deer fly unfortunately. :(
     
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    Going in hoot owl shift tonight,I"ll be wasted tomorrow.wasted now actually,me and my plant buddy went bog wallerin today down here lookin for some rare ones and i mean wallerin.Thanks for the invite but I"ll be toast tomorrow.
     
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