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Tree zealot Casey Clapp and tree agnostic Alex Crowson review and rate your favorite arboreal friends. A semi-educational, basically pleasant, and fully unnecessary romp through the annals of treedom. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/completely-arbortrary/support

Completely Arbortrary Casey Clapp & Alex Crowson

    • Science
    • 4.8 • 26 Ratings

Tree zealot Casey Clapp and tree agnostic Alex Crowson review and rate your favorite arboreal friends. A semi-educational, basically pleasant, and fully unnecessary romp through the annals of treedom. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/completely-arbortrary/support

    BONUS EPISODE - Fungal Associated Press: Tree Truths & A Lie

    BONUS EPISODE - Fungal Associated Press: Tree Truths & A Lie

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    Completely Arbortrary is produced by Alex Crowson and Casey Clapp

    Artwork - Jillian Barthold

    Music - Aves & The Mini Vandals

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    • 56 min
    Acorn-Eaters (White Oak)

    Acorn-Eaters (White Oak)

    This week we bring you the Tom Hanks of the trees, the white oak (Quercus alba). We take a deep dive in how this ubiquitous tree has been a cultural icon since before the "first Thanksgiving" and see how it has maintained a reverence unlike almost all others.

    10% off all stickers on the merch store (arbortrarypod.com/merch) with coupon code HOLIDAY22

    Completely Arbortrary is produced by Alex Crowson and Casey Clapp

    Artwork - Jillian Barthold

    Music - Aves & The Mini Vandals

    Join the Cone of the Month Club patreon.com/arbortrarypod

    Follow our Instagram @arbortrarypod


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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Green Pegs And CAM (Saguaro Cactus)

    Green Pegs And CAM (Saguaro Cactus)

    This week, we really jump off the deep end and we throw off the yoke of traditional treedom. This week we're coving the saguaro cactus (Carnegiea gigantea), a giant of its universe. Listen in for a look at what it takes to be a cactus, and stay for a new word game.

    Completely Arbortrary is produced by Alex Crowson and Casey Clapp

    Artwork - Jillian Barthold

    Music - Aves & The Mini Vandals

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    • 1 hr 28 min
    The Tree Before Time 2 (Wollemi Pine)

    The Tree Before Time 2 (Wollemi Pine)

    Wollemia nobilis, the conifer we didn't know existed. This week we discuss the Wollemi pine, a tree before time, and its geological journey across the world. We also hear from Ian Allen from the Sydney Botanic Gardens on this tree and its questionable future. Watch your step!

    Completely Arbortrary is produced by Alex Crowson and Casey Clapp

    Artwork - Jillian Barthold

    Music - Aves & The Mini Vandals

    Join the Cone of the Month Club patreon.com/arbortrarypod

    Follow our Instagram @arbortrarypod


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    • 1 hr 18 min
    Rock Me, Mama (Longleaf Pine)

    Rock Me, Mama (Longleaf Pine)

    Headed down south to the land of the pine, our journey this week takes us to the flats of North Caroline. The longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) has a storied history that means a whole lot to a whole lot of people, and has for generations. Listen in for a walk through the southern forests and learn what makes this tree so unique.

    Completely Arbortrary is produced by Alex Crowson and Casey Clapp

    Artwork - Jillian Barthold

    Music - Aves & The Mini Vandals

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    Follow our Instagram @arbortrarypod


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    • 1 hr 27 min
    Trunkenstein's Monster (Rainbow Wood)

    Trunkenstein's Monster (Rainbow Wood)

    HAPPY HALLOWEEN! This week's tree is another elder that grew up in a different time, the rainbow wood (Araucarioxylon arizonicum). A fossil of a tree, we dig into what petrification actually is, and then we build ourselves a Trunkenstein's monster. Very spooky.

    Completely Arbortrary is produced by Alex Crowson and Casey Clapp

    Artwork - Jillian Barthold

    Music - Aves & The Mini Vandals

    Join the Cone of the Month Club patreon.com/arbortrarypod

    Follow our Instagram @arbortrarypod


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    • 1 hr 10 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
26 Ratings

26 Ratings

peppermint_grrl ,

Basically two guys talking about trees

This is my all time favorite podcast. It’s basically two (American) guys talking about a single tree species for an hour. But it’s clever, funny and full of cool facts about trees.

Joncondor ,

Complete Gold

This podcast is informative, entertaining and utterly hilarious.

Volcano Dr ,

Treemendous

I’ve been a dedicated listener since the first episode and look forward to each new addition to the arboretum. I end up laughing my guts out every hour and I love learning in this off-the-cuff, informal way. Highly recommend to anyone who appreciates trees.

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