What’s in a tree?

What’s in a tree? Some interesting things, it turns out. I took these photos on the log landing of a timber sale I set up.

Cut Log

Here’s a rotten butt log that filled with water and is now frozen. There’s not going to be much good lumber coming out of this portion of the log.

Cut Log

This is a squirrel cache of walnuts. I don’t know if the squirrel remembered them or not, but they were covered in rotted wood that had fallen from above.