Oldest known Pine Tree fossils are in NS!

PinesOur tall pines were once reserved for the British Navy, but did even they know that “Nova Scotia can lay claim to the oldest known pine tree fossils, which date back to the time of the dinosaurs”?… “After examining the remains of charred twigs found in a gypsum quarry near Windsor, N.S., Howard Falcon-Lang, Viola Mages and Margaret Collinson—researchers in the department of Earth sciences at Royal Holloway, University of London—determined the fossils to be around 140 million years old.” View Canadian Geographic post.

This entry was posted in Biophilia, Climate Change, Natural History. Bookmark the permalink.