Tree Ring Stories

Tree Ring Watch Gifted to Award Winning Author Timothy Egan

Tree Ring Watch Gifted to Award Winning Author Timothy Egan

David M. Kennedy of Stanford University’s Bill Lane Center for the American West commissioned Tree Ring Co. to craft a pen for author Timothy Egan....
Tree Vignettes (#2)

Tree Vignettes (#2)

I was looking for small trees to craft into timepieces.  Near the bottom of a steep slope I came across a giant hollow log.  Over the many years I ...
Tree Ring Pen Gifted to Aung San Su Kyi

Tree Ring Pen Gifted to Aung San Su Kyi

State Counsellor receives WWF-US Board Member and Country Director of WWF (Myanmar News Agency)   World Wildlife Fund Myanmar selected a Tree Ring ...
Tree Vignettes (#01)

Tree Vignettes (#01)

Douglas-fir buds burst with a new flush of growth. Under the bark, the 2016 growth ring forms on top of the ones from 2015, 2014, etc... From Siber...
BEN'S GREAT ADVENTURE

BEN'S GREAT ADVENTURE

Like most river runners in the Grand Canyon, I quickly lost track of the days. Maybe it was a consequence of experiencing time on such a vast geolo...
TREE RING TIMEPIECE (TEST RUN)

TREE RING TIMEPIECE (TEST RUN)

I tried out my new Tree Ring watch today while running in the hills. The watch lacked just about every function one could find in an Apple watch....

THE SECRET LIFE OF TREES. HOW PENS ARE PRESERVING OLD-GROWTH FORESTS

When Dave Wager fells a tree, he gets a glimpse into the past. As we trudge through a forest in the mountains of western Montana, the extent of th...

THE LAST PHOTO OF DAVE WAGER- FOUNDER OF TREE RING PENS

Like the abrupt mountains rising from the plains, arrival of summer in Montana was not subtle. Afternoon temperatures were in the 90′s, and both t...

ENVIROPRENEUR ON TREE RING PEN

PERC welcomed sixteen conservationists from around the world for its 11th annual Enviropreneur Institute, June 26 through July 8, 2011. The progra...

PATENT AWARDED FOR NOVEL TREE-RING PEN

Tree Ring Pens Co. manufactures the Tree Ring Pen and other tree ring chronology products. U.S. Patent #7,467,904 was awarded on Dec 23, 2008 for t...

MOUNTAIN BIKE LOGGING

These two photos are from my first attempt at mountain bike logging.   Load: Three 4-ft long logs ( total weight ~150 lbs) Location: Deer Creek...