Now on my list of things to find out more about. Yes Cathy, here in New Zealand I’m well aware of “mast” years when the native beech trees provide a lot more food and the native birds are then at risk because of the explosion of the pest population due to the abundance of food, especially when that food eventually starts running out. A Mast Year does make sense when the trees are stressed. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. He is a Republican.. A veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom, Mast lost both of his legs while serving as an explosive ordnance disposal technician in the U.S. Army in 2010. I suppose mast years will become more frequent occurrences in many parts of the world as our climates experience more extreme weather patterns. Hi Jane! I am glad this has got you thinking too, Margarita! At least that was the case with me. Brian Mast's purchases, sales and exchanges of assets in 2018. Brian Jeffery Mast (born July 10, 1980) is an American politician and veteran who has served as the U.S. Representative for Florida's 18th congressional district since 2017. I’ve heard that native trees here in Australia flower much more prolifically when there’s a drought for preservation of the species, and in fact flowering has been abundant this year. We experience mast years as well in our woods which are full of chestnut and oak, much to the delight of wild boar of course. Sample Problems Midterm MATH 264 MAST 218 2016. 6238 Rising Sun Ave Philadelphia, PA 19111 Phone: 215-398-7960 The other day I had to weed in Pompeii as millions of oaks have seeded in my new borders…oh dear! Through processes that aren’t fully understood, mast years are regional but specific to each type of tree. MAST Europe 2012 – Malmö. Production of hickories, walnuts, and oaks were nearly 13% below the long-term average, and this difference was driven primarily by the sharp decline in the acorn crop. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Fascinating! Acorns are known as hard mast, and are one of the two most important types of hard mast for wildlife in the New Hampshire ( Log Out /  Even we have had itchy eyes and scratchy throats. But then, thinking about it, there must have been more flowers and pollen to make the beech nuts in the first place. Mast Overview. Terrible for allergy sufferers. Transactions include purchases, sales and exchanges of assets that amount to more than $1,000 in the calendar year and are reported along with the date and the amount transacted. MAST EurAsia 2014 – Istanbul. I mentioned in a post recently that we have a lot of pollen this spring. MaST now seeks to open a third school in Philadelphia, also in September 2018. No, I’d not heard of a mast year before. Maybe when you want a new bed digging over you could invite them in! MAST Europe 2013 – Gdansk. We finally had some heavy rain tonight so hopefully the air will be clearer tomorrow! MAST Americas 2011 – Washington DC. Thank you. The Mast Year We're Astronauts, released When we gaze at the starlit sky We feel so small looking through these eyes We take it in and we realize That we're here purposely Floating deep in space, we're astronauts Making use of what we have been given Just a part of the continuum Knowing right where we belong, Where we belong We sometimes ask, what are we to do? indicates the paper has a downloadable file (available only if you attended MAST Indo-Asia 2018), Mr Alan Sassler, Chief Scientist, Extreme Sonar LLC, United States, Mr Frederic Livernet, CMS Senior Expert, Ministry of Defence (DGA), France, Dr Lynn Ewart, Manager, Center for Advanced System Technology, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, United States, Mr Peter Buckley, Business Development, Lockheed Martin, United States, Captain (ret'd) Bo Wallander, Senior Director, SAAB, Sweden, Mr Karl Slater, --, Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia, John Wharington, Defence Scientist, Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia, Mario Selvestrel, Defence Scientist, Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia, Mr Sascha Wuerker, Product Manager ASW, ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH, Germany, Ms Aparna O'Neal, NUWC NPT Liaison, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, United States, Andreas Grunicke, Head of Project Design, thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, Germany, Captain Jatinder Bains, CEO, Channel Logistics LLC, United States, Ms Natalie Fordham, Sales & Marketing Assistant, ASV Global, United Kingdom, Dr Michael Incze, Oceanographer, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, United States, Dr Hans-Dieter Ehrenberg, VP Sales, thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, Germany, Mr Marc Delorme, Business Development Director, Thales, France, Didier Blet, Business Development Senior Manager, Airbus Defence and Space, France, Mr Christian Wornik, Dipl.-Ing., ATLAS ELEKTRONIK GmbH, Germany, Mr Jerome Frizon, Engineering Manager, Naval Group, India, Mr Laurent de Jerphanion, Product Line Manager, Thales, France, Christian von Oldershausen, Segment Director Navy, DNV GL, Germany, Mr Sam Huf, --, Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia, Mr Richard Piola, --, Defence Science and Technology Group, Australia, Mr Ross Ashley, Sales Manager, Thales, United Kingdom, Colonel (ret'd) Ramli H Nik, Maritime Research Fellow, National Defense University, Malaysia, Dr David Kershaw, Chief Maritime Division, Department of Defence, Australian Government, Australia, Mr Stephane Kemkemian, Senior Expert, Radar, Thales, France, Aleksey Vasiliev, Head of the Laboratory, JSC "Shipbuilding & Shiprepair Technology Center", Russia, Aleksandr Mikhailov, Head of the Laboratory, JSC "Shipbuilding & Shiprepair Technology Center", Russia, Commodore (ret'd) Pa Tyrrell, Director, Vale Atlantic Ltd., United Kingdom, Mr Benoit Rafine, Naval System Manager, Naval Group, France, Romain Le Nena, R&D project engineer, Naval Group, France, Mr Lionel Collot, Mine Warfare Product Line Director, Thales, France, Jeroen de Jonge, Business Director - Naval Programs, TNO Defence, Security & Safety, Netherlands, Mr Stéphane Valentini, ASW Product Policy Director, Thales, France, Mrs Aline Campillo, Expert Tenue de Situation, Ministry of Defence (DGA), France, Nitin Agarwala, Research Fellow, Indian Navy, India, Dr Pierre Krotoff, Engineer, Thales, France. Nature is never still! The hawk’s presence was likely attributable to an explosion in New England’s Eastern gray squirrel population in 2018 following a mast year for acorns the year before, Tarling said. Mast-year effects on the density of white spruce are long-lasting; 40 years after fire, mast-year fires still had 2.5 times more spruce regeneration than non-mast-year fires. However, if they occasionally produce too many acorns, there are not enough squirrels to eat them all. Yes, I see that can be a problem. 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( Log Out /  Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express permission from this blog’s author is strictly prohibited. MaST recently sued the Neshaminy School District, and won, to open a charter in that district in 2018; that four-year legal battle went all the way to the PA Supreme Court. Sometimes Dorothea goes by various nicknames including Dorothea H Kane, Dorothea H Mast and Dorothea H Mast … So, for example, all of the red oaks in a region might crank out a mast crop one year and the white oaks the next. The trigger may be a warm spring, drought or other factors such as the North Atlantic oscillation. Yes, I fear for your trees, that is a lot of effort going into reproduction. What triggers a mast year remains a mystery. Haven’t seem evidence or heard talk about a mast year in this area. Absolutely fascinating, Cathy, and nit sonething I have heard of – I will look into it for more info. When considering all mast-producing species, the 2019 mast index was 11.6% above last year and approximately 5.5% above the long-term average (Fig. I can forgive them for all the pollen as they are only acting in self-defence! I do hope your trees get enough moisture this year. Mast seeding is thought to be selectively beneficial because inter-annual variability and synchrony of seed production increase the fitness of plants through economies of scale that decrease the ... was sampled annually for 39 years (1980 – 2018). Oh a mast year is a new to me piece of information Cathy and a most interesting one. The number of Lyme disease cases in Pennsylvania declined in 2018 for the first time in two years, and it may be the oak tree that gets credit for the drop. Cathy, I congratulate you on your wonderful and informative blog. ( Log Out /  ... Failure to destroy Request Mast applications on file after two-years. Clever. Even when I finish throwing them they get more green. Thank you for this. Patrick Tyrrell, Director, Vale Atlantic, UK, Report on proceedings of the first MAST Advanced Workshop on Disruptive Technologies held in Portsmouth last May, with planned follow-up in 2019, Mr Jeroen de Jonge MSc, Business Director, Naval Programs, TNO Defence, Safety and Security, Netherlands, Dr John Bruni, CEO, Sage International, Australia, Rear Admiral (ret.) Yikes! Change ). I have always known that the tree pollen starts my hay fever symptoms, this explains why some years are worse than others. LOL! MAST Asia 2015 – Yokohama. European beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) is a major forest-forming species in temperate Europe. Thanks to this blog now I know that they speak to me and also of the maximum years .. https://wordsandherbs.wordpress.com/2018/05/09/mast-year-2018 History & purpose of Mast. There is a generally accepted theory for why these “mast years” happen. Eugenie Sage said that new funding of $81.2 million in Budget 2018 over four years had enabled DOC to scale up its predator control programme to respond to the threat posed by the mega mast. And the conifers are having to battle against bark beetles and the like too! (By the way, we had some heavy rain tonight at last… not enough but better than nothing!). It seems there are always some form of tree seedling to weed out of the gardens! by Karen Lanier October 29, 2018 Yes, I hadn’t made the connection before either, but it is of course logical! April 9, 2018 September 26, 2018 Mark Newkirk Comment is Closed. Galleon Mast won the 2018 Turf Preview by a nose and last year’s edition by a head. I hadn’t made the connection between massive seed production in autumn and the excess of pollen in spring, but this year is so extreme due to the dry weather too that I got thinking about it more. We finally had a downpour yesterday which seems to have cleared the air a bit and washed a lot of it away. , Spruce, only just showing signs of fresh green, Just looking across our valley at the hillsides around us recently it suddenly became clear to me that the Spruce, Firs, and probably many other conifers have joined the birch this year – the trees are gold and brown instead of green, with little fresh growth and millions of flowers and cones forming on their branches. This is absolutely fascinating information, Cathy! Thank you Cathy. Anyone with oak trees growing in their woodlots probably has noticed an extraordinary amount of acorns on the ground this fall. Cathy congratulations on your blog and thank you very much. This year’s Be a Sweetheart campaign runs February 8th and 9th. For each pound of candy purchased on these two days, Mast Store will donate $1 to a food security partner. Nathan Michalowski defeated Chris Hill 258-243 to win the stepladder final at the MAST Year-End invitational tournament at Village Lanes in Monona Sunday. Previous to Dorothea's current city of Devon, PA, Dorothea Mast lived in South Abington Township PA and Cambridge MA. I was diagnosed with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome about one year ago. I went out to the garden before writing this. We mostly notice mast years with oaks when there are a ton of acorns in the yard to clean up. You have raised me the desire to investigate. © WordsAndHerbs 2011-2020. I found it fascinating too and am continuing to look for more information on it! The effect on wildlife will be immense if we have more mast years in future as our climate changes. The term “mast” comes from the word “masticate”, meaning to chew, and refers to food. Fascinating, no I never have heard of a mast year, amazing. In fact, when I walked around the garden and took a closer look I could see our Norway Spruce, Douglas Fir, Silver Fir, Austrian Pine and other conifers I cannot identify are all going mad this spring! MaST Community Charter School II 2018-2019 School Year Calendar August 2018 September 2018 October 2018 November 2018 Su M T W R F … 2006: Dream Weaver: 2007: Nature's Touch: 2008: Nature's Touch: 2009: Wisdom: 2010: Yippee-Ki-Yay: 2011: Tumultuous Uproar: 2012: Cool Change 4: 2013: Tumultuous Uproar ( Log Out /  July 2, 2018 Between July 2 and 16, 2018 the “Unicult” programme hosted a “pop-up”event of MAST that already involved piloting of some key methodologies of the module, as well as an explorations into the topics worth to be treated in the next academic year’s full pilot run. “He’s training excellent. Have a good weekend Margarita! I think the worst is over here now thank goodness! Adam Usher, Director of Physical and Asset Protection; ‘2020 has been a challenging year for a lot of people due to COVID-19, but at MAST there have been some outstanding contributions from our security teams across the country. Birches do this regularly – every second year – while other trees such as oak or spruce only do this every 4-8 years. Monsieur suggested to let the wild boar in but this is out of the question ;), have a good w-e, xx. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. A mast year is basically a year when certain types of tree in a whole region produce much more pollen and thus far more seeds than in a normal year. The TV news here has been playing a video of a tree in New Jersey that was hit by a backhoe and sent out a huge cloud of pollen. Based on my allergies I suspect we are having a mast year as well . It took seeing several doctors before being diagnosed. Yes, it seems logical doesn’t it. This work includes organising aerial drops of the poison 1080 over a million hectares of land from August to December 2019. One of those phenomena that we probably observe without thinking about it. To foster ideas, innovation and leading edge technologies for the advancement of ports and the maritime environment. I have learned that you do get these "Mast Years" (as they are duly called) every 5 to 10 years and obviously this Winter 2019/2020 falls into this category. I’ve heard of mast years around here in the NE US as well. The overall hard mast crop- which includes production of beechnuts, hickory nuts, walnuts, and acorns- was up nearly 10% relative to survey year 2018 and just over 4% above the long-term average. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Policy for Requesting Mast. No good for allergy sufferers. Have a good weekend Margarita! Learn more about their investments and net worth. He hasn’t won since, finishing second in the Soldier’s Dancer in June and third in the Jan. 18 Sunshine Millions Turf, July 25 Mecke and Sept. 7 Mr. Steele, all at Gulfstream. I would love to know how they know! Douglas Fir, with fresh shoots just beginning to show. We always have maple seedlings too – they seem to grow several inches in a day with such tough little roots! But in a mast year something triggers them to put all their strength into preserving themselves and to produce as much seed (and hence pollen in spring) as possible. Brian Mast's estimated net worth for 2018 is $370,702. MAST Northern Coasts 2019 – Copenhagen. The problem is they would eat – or at least dig up – EVERYTHING! Some specie of oaks do this supposedly to sometimes overwhelm squirrels. Be a Sweetheart at Mast Store February 8 & 9. This can apparently be seen in the rings when a tree is cut, with intermittent rings of very little growth. I have never heard of a mast year, but I’m going to do a little research to see if there’s anything similar in our region. In other words, climate change affects tree ‘behaviour’. That’s fascinating! 100% (1) Pages: 19 year: 2015/2016. I think they may become more frequent if we get such dry weather long term here. I have only heard of it in connection with beech trees but only in the autumn when there are far more beech nuts than usual which provide food for the wildlife. Must be a nightmare for hay fever sufferers thougj… . Perhaps you can see what I mean from this photo taken yesterday where the conifers are all much darker than the fresh deciduous trees in full leaf…. 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MAST Indo-Asia 2018 – New Delhi. We get lots of sycamore seedlings – but when the ground is this dry I can’t even weed them out! We also had a mast year in mid-coast Maine – acorns, pine cones, horse chestnuts, black walnuts, Chinese chestnuts … lush production! The worst is now over Cathy, and I am glad I don’t get hayfever too! Added: April 2018! I have since found out that the bark beetles which attack conifers here are also causing the fir trees to produce more seed as a desperate attempt to sustain the species. But what fascinates me is that, for example, practically every Spruce tree in the whole of Germany has started pumping out the pollen, whether in the far north, the Alps, the Black Forest or the Bavarian Forest. 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Yes, we have seen clouds of it from our fir trees too. I am glad this has got you thinking too, Margarita! The nominations are in and we are carefully considering who will become our 2020 Security Operative of the Year. MAST Europe 2016 – Amsterdam. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Cathy and WordsAndHerbs with specific direction to the original content. Foods high in histamine especially vinegar and protein that has been allowed to cool (it begins to ferment) are major symptom producers. Thanks Jason. I already told you the first time you talked about the mast years in passing that I did not know anything about it. Oh dear, hope your allergies are bearable. Trees generally use their energy for putting on growth in non-mast years. And the effect on the wildlife is another factor too…. It is wild boar in this country that like the masses of acorns produced in a mast year. 2). A very interesting post, Cathy, thank you! 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