Botanists All Talking at Once

What do you get when you put a group of botanists, stuck inside for the winter, together in one room? A lively discussion, centering on where each has been, what plants they’ve seen, and where they’re headed next. The growing

Botanists All Talking at Once

What do you get when you put a group of botanists, stuck inside for the winter, together in one room? A lively discussion, centering on where each has been, what plants they’ve seen, and where they’re headed next. The growing

Very Last Viburnum

After an earlier cold snap, some of our ornamental shrubs have been tricked into flowering here in late autumn. This viburnum is a great example — the shrub is covered with showy white blossoms, some of them nipped by frost.

Very Last Viburnum

After an earlier cold snap, some of our ornamental shrubs have been tricked into flowering here in late autumn. This viburnum is a great example — the shrub is covered with showy white blossoms, some of them nipped by frost.

Sewanee’s Village Tree

For several years now Sewanee has boasted two official trees — one on the University campus and one in the heart of the village, two beautiful proclamations of this wonderful and joyous season! 

Sewanee’s Village Tree

For several years now Sewanee has boasted two official trees — one on the University campus and one in the heart of the village, two beautiful proclamations of this wonderful and joyous season! 

Deck the Halls!

… and the  roadways, the highways, and the byways; the trucks, the tractors, and the trailers. Put on a parade, march down the street, and proclaim the good news — the Christmas season is upon us! In Sewanee, the “greening

Deck the Halls!

… and the  roadways, the highways, and the byways; the trucks, the tractors, and the trailers. Put on a parade, march down the street, and proclaim the good news — the Christmas season is upon us! In Sewanee, the “greening

In Gattinger’s Footsteps — Maybe!

Lula Lake Land Trust is private property on Lookout Mountain, Georgia, that is preserved for its natural beauty and the protection of Rock Creek watershed. Augustin Gattinger, Tennessee’s first state botanist, visited the site in the late 1800s and discovered

In Gattinger’s Footsteps — Maybe!

Lula Lake Land Trust is private property on Lookout Mountain, Georgia, that is preserved for its natural beauty and the protection of Rock Creek watershed. Augustin Gattinger, Tennessee’s first state botanist, visited the site in the late 1800s and discovered

Evans, Invited Speaker at Wetlands Workshop

Jon Evans gave an invited presentation at the 2017 Regional Wetlands/Section 401 Workshop: Ecological Endpoints: from Reference to Restoration held in Gatlinburg, TN this month.   His talk entitled:  Vernal Pools: Aquatic Islands of Biodiversity on the Cumberland Plateau was drawn from his recently published paper

Evans, Invited Speaker at Wetlands Workshop

Jon Evans gave an invited presentation at the 2017 Regional Wetlands/Section 401 Workshop: Ecological Endpoints: from Reference to Restoration held in Gatlinburg, TN this month.   His talk entitled:  Vernal Pools: Aquatic Islands of Biodiversity on the Cumberland Plateau was drawn from his recently published paper

Wait for it …

All right, already! It seems as though the whole campus is on alert, waiting for the ginkgo trees to lose their leaves. Ginkgoes are famous for dropping all or most of their leaves within a very short period of time,

Wait for it …

All right, already! It seems as though the whole campus is on alert, waiting for the ginkgo trees to lose their leaves. Ginkgoes are famous for dropping all or most of their leaves within a very short period of time,