William David Smith commented on Morgan Garner's photo
"A great submission!!  "
Jun 7
William David Smith commented on Morgan Garner's photo
"Nice to see a remnant of this iconic American species photographed and nominated!   The American Chestnut Foundation and all its member state chapters have been working tirelessly since 1983 to develop a blight resistant American cultivar that can b…"
Jun 4
William David Smith commented on Morgan Garner's photo
"Great work, Greg!   Glad you got active and found a lovely and large Post Oak worthy of national ranking.   "
May 25
William David Smith commented on Morgan Garner's blog post Stressed with Shrubs
"Morgan, to me it appears that the young tree was freshly planted, and as so often happens, the plant went into shock, perhaps from lack of water. Maybe some of its feeder roots were so dried out or deadened that it did what most newly planted seedli…"
Aug 13, 2017
William David Smith is now a member of American Grove
Aug 3, 2017

About

Gender

Male


Location

Somerville, TN


Favorite tree species

Bald Cypress (taxodium distichum)


Place of Work

retired


Bio:

I am a retired businessman and former museum director. As a youth, I was reared in the outdoors, and have always pursued outdoor interests and natural resources conservation work. From hunting & fishing to digging ginseng and serving as a river canoe guide, plus chasing down champion trees, I have done it all.


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