This is the kind of item that gets a professional surveyor excited.
The DNR's Matt Dontz found this original cedar survey post in a stream near Atlanta, in Montmorency County recently. The General Land Office of the U.S. government did the survey of Michigan's townships in 1850. The post was set to mark a section, or quarter corner and were driven into the ground each half-mile. It was preserved by the water, Forestry and Surveying experts agree the find is extremely rare, even with today's GPS technology.
The TechnaBob blog recently featured a post about hanging tree tents. These tents not only give you a cool place to rest, but they get you up off the ground and away from critters that can’t climb up and into your hovering outdoor domicile. PaulStrauss, the chief genius at TechnaBob introduced us to the latest in the growing genre of tree tents is the Cocoon Tree. The Cocoon Tree is a 3-meter (just under 10 feet) diameter, orb-shaped luxury tent that is built from 24 curved aluminum rods which form the sphere, and then are covered with cloth to keep you sheltered from the elements and the insects. You can read all about it and learn how to buy yours right here.