He appeared in our city apartment on the last day of the year, completes the twentieth century. On the eve of New Year's wife opened the door and entered the apartment, holding a brand new cell within which bustled with anxiety bird brick-red tail, the size of a normal bullfinch. Clinging to the bars, she jumped wildly on the cage. - Keep newcomer! - And wife gave me enthusiastically surprise cage with strange birds.It was crossbill-Elovikov - common bird of our northern forests, which we know from early childhood, but to see it in the wild ever not for everyone. Bird unusual beak, like two crossed Read more [...]
Once upon a time, hundreds of thousands of years ago, the ancestors of the protein, leading terrestrial life, began to explore the vacant niche in the tree layer, but so have adapted to this existence, that now the whole life of proteins is closely connected with trees. Fig. 1. Imprint jump on proteins shallow wet snow. November 1992 The structure of her body, tenacious paws, long tail, an employee at the wheel of the pole tree on tree made of animal in perfect dart frogs. A. Brehm calls the northern squirrel monkey for her virtuosity move on branches. Read more [...]
For healing purposes, use the young tops of the branches with buds, resin-rosin, immature seed “female” cones, needles and turpentine. The time of collection. The young tops of the branches are harvested after wintering in may, and immature buds and resin in June - September.How to distinguish the male (pollen) spruce cones from the female (seed)? After all, to collect for use in healing it is necessary specifically immature female. In the spring we ate on the branches arise as “female”and “male” buttons. Usually this time is the period of flowering cherry. “Female” buttons are Read more [...]
The vegetation of the Polar Urals is very diverse: in the southern part, especially in the Urals, -taezhnye forests consisting mainly of larch and spruce. On the plains of Urals larch replaces birch and fir sites. Among the abundant forest moss and sedge-moss bogs, which grows abundantly in blueberries, blueberries and cloudberries.
In summer, the spruce taiga gloomy, stuffy smell of rot and damp, many trees withered on the vine; moss everywhere - on land, on the trunks and branches of trees. Hard to go through the taiga: gray-green pieces of moss and swirls cling to clothing, wet moss buried feet. Read more [...]
Pebble stones, spruce and GobyDistance from Stone Dog Rib (Kourovskaya hostel)According to the measurements of the Soviet Union time to route number 58
According to modern measurements, according to the map-sailing Chusovaia River (UCC 2010)78-79 km
80-81 kmAbout a kilometer below the village Chusova (and 80 from the village of Sloboda) on the left bank of the river Chusovoi one after another are small pebble stones, spruce and Bull. In fact, it is a single array, in a few places near the river bares Chusovoi rocks.
Pebble Stone small rock, barely visible through the trees.
Stone Read more [...]
Map of Mount Itsyl:View Larger Map
Mountain Itsyl tip of the eponymous mountain range Itsyl running through the countryside and Miassky GO Zlatoust, Chelyabinsk region. Mountain Itsyl biceps, southern ridge has a height of 1049 meters, and north a bit higher 1068 meters above sea level. From a distance, they look like two bright Metin, and between them is a mountain plateau. Mountain Itsyl good panoramic point.
On Itsyle, as in most of the South Ural Mountains, a sufficient amount of unusual and picturesque buttes. In addition, the tremendous value represent relict spruce growing on its eastern Read more [...]
Came the long-awaited weekend and we conceived as previously moved into the forest: a walk, relax, get energized for the next week.Underfoot was wet muddy slurry, and then broke a little rainOrder podnahodivshis we stayed at the camp: lunch and drink tea with the young fir twigssomething like built a makeshift table.
And here on earth discovered an unknown object (must be someone here previously ex dropped it)Something like an ax and hammer multitool in one subject, in black hronyaschiysya tryaposhnymi cheholchike.Item found immediately intrigued me and I decided to do Read more [...]
As some will remember I was going to a heroic act - the first (both for children and for me) winter output with children in the forest.
But thanks to a happy occasion, invited us to the beginning of the winter forest together with the Center for patriotic education.
Thank you so much for this Komrad zakat.
] We're going.At the station we met a detachment of 3 (6-10 years), their parents and older (leading).
Next on zimnimu forest transition, 3.5 - 4 km. No photos, no time to get the camera out of his backpack.
Came to the base, not on the Base!
base and not a dream! tent spruce, dug for sugreva, Read more [...]
In ancient times, spruce needles used for disinfection of premises - pulmonary unhealthy fumigated lit spruce branches, and the floor in the houses of ill sprinkled spruce needles.Spruce contains essential oils, natural biologically active substances and volatile compounds possessing antibacterial and antimicrobial activity, particularly against Staphylococcus - the originator of occurrence of bronchopulmonary diseases.If you often catch a cold or suffer from chronic cough, live tree in the house you simply need. The smell of fresh pine needles relieves nervous excitement and uplifting. If you Read more [...]
As already reported, "Stavropol Pravda", in the resort city of Kislovodsk blue spruce needles changed its color to brown and brown.
The cause of sudden change in the "shape" of prickly beauties became invasion hordes of pests. Spruce beetle, aphids and spider mites safely settled in the trees, drinking their juices and searing blue-green needles. They "helped" abnormally warm winter and rainy early summer. Order to process the oil Chemicals Ltd. received "disinfection".
As a result, of the approximately one thousand five hundred infected trees could Read more [...]
Short winter daylight hours, and need to think about accommodation in advance. Organization of long-term (a few days) or temporary (for one night) overnight is fundamentally different from one another.
Stationary, long, Camp involves building a serious, as insulated cover.
Criteria for location of the camp:
protection from the wind, as the wind, even weak, sharply increases the effect of the cold, so it's best to stay in gustolese or small hollow, avoiding open areas, hilltops, large meadows, bare slopes, fire preferably arranged so that the windward side was located any natural Read more [...]
As already reported, "Stavropol Pravda", in the resort city of Kislovodsk blue spruce needles changed its color to brown and brown.The cause of sudden change in the "shape" of prickly beauties became invasion hordes of pests. Spruce beetle, aphids and spider mites safely settled in the trees, drinking their juices and searing blue-green needles. They "helped" abnormally warm winter and rainy early summer. Order to process the oil Chemicals Ltd. received "disinfection".As a result, of the approximately one thousand five hundred infected trees could not be Read more [...]