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Port Blakely Trivia Challenge
Trivia Challenge Rules Since we don’t have buzzers, you need to raise your hand. First hand seen gets to choose the category, first hand (or hands) after the question is read who gets the answer correct gets a fabulous, fabulous prize…… Any questions??? Then lets play, Trivia Challenge….
This animal hunts squirrels, mice, rabbits, birds, and many other small animals. It communicates through yaps, barks, whines, and howls. You may have seen some of it’s scat on your tour.
This animal is native to Northwest woodlands. It has green blood, and more teeth than a shark!
A banana slug
This animal is the largest rodent in North America. It’s teeth are continually growing, so it gnaws on trees to keep them from growing too long. You may see it swimming, if it’s not asleep in it’s dam.
This animal lives in tree cavities, in fact you might find one in a snag. It’s a bird that hunts at night. It’s favorite food is the flying squirrel. You might recognize it’s familiar hooting sound.
A Northern Spotted Owl
This animal will gnaw on old bones and antlers for calcium, but it’s favorite food is young tree bark. It will climb high on narrow branches to eat leaves, buds, and twigs. A flick from it’s tail can be very dangerous!
This is a deciduous tree with oval, serrated leaves. It’s grey and white bark looks like many things, including clouds in the sky.
A red alder
This is a deciduous tree with helicopter like seed pods that fall off in autumn. Canada uses it’s leaf as a symbol, and it’s wood is used to make many musical instruments like the one heard here.
A bigleaf maple
This is the most common conifer tree in Western Washington. It’s branches grow upward toward the sunlight. Bears love to rip off it’s bark and eat it’s cambium layer.
This is Washington’s state tree. It is a conifer tree, and it’s top droops down..
A western hemlock
This is a conifer tree with very sharp needles. It shares it’s name with a city in Alaska.
A Sitka spruce
Forestry companies leave buffers around these areas to protect water quality and wildlife.
Foresters create these areas to replace any trees they cut down. The trees in this area are no different than other trees, except they have been planted by humans.
When foresters remove some trees, and leave others, in order to keep trees healthier, and help them grow faster it’s called this.
The science of managing a forest is called this. Hint: The title of this category!
The practice of cutting no more trees than can be grown is called this.