Tag : trees

Exploring Living Fossils – Land Lovers – Part 3

The stillness of a summer evening was just beginning to set in.   But looking down on the wide grassy area, it buzzed with life.  In the summer, swarms of dragonflies loved this area that could be seen from my favorite…

February 16, 2017

Fractal Branching

Fractal Geometry and Trees – Katherine Loop

Photo credit: Ignacio Sanz via Visual hunt / CC BY-SA Look closely at the picture of a tree’s branches. Notice how a pattern continues to repeat itself. The large branches break off into smaller ones that divide into smaller ones…

September 29, 2016

Plants Really Do Talk to Each Other

“And the trees said to the fig tree, Come thou, and reign over us.” Judges 9:10 For many years, Creation Moments has been sharing information about the ways that plants and trees talk to one another to protect each other…

May 13, 2016

Law of the Jungle: Cooperation

“So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.” Hebrews 13:6 According to evolution, biological history is one of “red in tooth and claw.” In this view,…

February 21, 2016

Canada’s Fossil Forest

“If the clouds be full of rain, they empty themselves upon the earth: and if the tree fall toward the south, or toward the north, in the place where the tree falleth, there it shall be.” Ecclesiastes 11:3 Axel Heiberg…

August 16, 2015

The Wonders of Wood

My family and I have been taking daily walks through the woods this Summer. We’ve seen downed branches and trees, but many more that weathered the storms. It takes a lot to fell a healthy tree in good soil! Which…

May 26, 2015

Amber: Part 1

Some time ago, my brother went to visit missionaries in the Dominican Republic. When he came home, he gave me a rather unusual piece of jewelry: an amber drop with a dead fly in it. It’s an odd little object….

September 23, 2014

Polystrate Trees | Upright Trees Are Evidence of Catastrophe

Recently, while researching examples of flood geology, I heard about a particular fossilized tree in northern TN. After several weeks of trying to track it down, I was finally able to visit the site. The side of a mountain had…

September 1, 2014

Polystrate This and Polystrate That

By Jake Doberenz The earth is made up of layers of dirt and rocks in different colors and soil types. These layers are called the geologic columns. Basically, the lower in the earth the column is, it is assumed that…

August 23, 2014