The Baseline
Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11:11AM
[chuck] in Science, Village Management Area, community forestry

Laying out the baseline for the inventory transects at Shinlonga involved setting the first stake (see First Stake) and the last stake (see The Last Stake) and then cutting a straight path through two kilometers of tropical forest. Took several days. A lot of rattan spines, pouring rain, mosquitos, and leeches. And numerous, wonderful interactions (see Tool Repair, Indigenous Knowledge, Shortwing Camp, Crossing Mawning Streamand Believe Your Eyes). I am so ready to do another one these.   

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