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Pressed Plants for the Park

Several members of the Friends of South Cumberland State Park are working on upgrading the exhibits at the park visitors’ center to make them more fun and engaging. So, what could be more engaging than plants? And what could be more

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Pressed Plants for the Park

Several members of the Friends of South Cumberland State Park are working on upgrading the exhibits at the park visitors’ center to make them more fun and engaging. So, what could be more engaging than plants? And what could be more

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Cooking Up Some Kudzu

Sewanee’s Integrated Program in the Environment and the office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability are sponsoring a dinner in mid-October that will include edible invasive exotic plants. Seen here harvesting kudzu for a special Pest Plant Pesto is David Evans, C’15, a post-baccalaureate

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Cooking Up Some Kudzu

Sewanee’s Integrated Program in the Environment and the office of Environmental Stewardship and Sustainability are sponsoring a dinner in mid-October that will include edible invasive exotic plants. Seen here harvesting kudzu for a special Pest Plant Pesto is David Evans, C’15, a post-baccalaureate

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Tagging Along with the Plant Systematics Class

Jon Evans’s plant systematics class made a foray to Lake Cheston to look at plants this week. Among those we found were Euphorbia corollata, Lobelia puberula, and Mimosa microphylla. Here they are, checking out the Euphorbia. 

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Tagging Along with the Plant Systematics Class

Jon Evans’s plant systematics class made a foray to Lake Cheston to look at plants this week. Among those we found were Euphorbia corollata, Lobelia puberula, and Mimosa microphylla. Here they are, checking out the Euphorbia. 

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Tennessee Native Plant Society

  The Tennessee Native Plant Society held its annual meeting at Fall Creek Falls State Park last weekend. Outings included a stroll through a sunflower-studded power line right-of-way with botanist Larry Pounds and an investigation of communication between plants with forester

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Tennessee Native Plant Society

  The Tennessee Native Plant Society held its annual meeting at Fall Creek Falls State Park last weekend. Outings included a stroll through a sunflower-studded power line right-of-way with botanist Larry Pounds and an investigation of communication between plants with forester

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Nature Journaling with the Grounds Crew

Talk about fun! Four members of the University grounds crew joined me for an afternoon of nature journaling. We looked closely at and sketched a Bidens and a pea. The guys were delightful. I hope they enjoyed it as much

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Nature Journaling with the Grounds Crew

Talk about fun! Four members of the University grounds crew joined me for an afternoon of nature journaling. We looked closely at and sketched a Bidens and a pea. The guys were delightful. I hope they enjoyed it as much

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In Memory of Ashley

Ashley Block graduated summa cum laude from Sewanee in 2013 with an honors degree in Ecology and Biodiversity. Ashley’s honors thesis focused on agricultural legacies of the King Farm. She received the Harry C. Yeatman award for her achievements in biology and graduated

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In Memory of Ashley

Ashley Block graduated summa cum laude from Sewanee in 2013 with an honors degree in Ecology and Biodiversity. Ashley’s honors thesis focused on agricultural legacies of the King Farm. She received the Harry C. Yeatman award for her achievements in biology and graduated