Christopher J. Earle

Joined: Apr 24, 2019 Last Active: Sep 30, 2023 iNaturalist

Conifer guy. See for full story (it's my website, and the home page has a link to my CV). Also wildlife biologist, conservation biologist, various other -ologists, mostly working on protected species in Washington, Oregon, and California. Miscellaneous biophilic interests (e.g. desert pupfish, forestry-fisheries interactions, Oregon spotted frogs, western Washington prairies, big or old trees). My travels are mostly oriented around visiting, studying and photographing conifers (and other gymnosperms) in habitat, and nearly all my identification work is focused on conifers.

Quick links I find handy:

Taxon root at
Links page at
Pinaceae at FNA:
Flora of Oregon:
iNat tips & tricks page:
iNat curation of taxon names:

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