9/8/18– Talk about Cuyahoga County’s once and future forests with the Kirtlandia Society at Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 10 am in the Rare Book Room
9/4/18– Talk about Cuyahoga County’s once and future forests with Western Cuyahoga Audubon Society at Rocky River Nature Center, 7:30 pm
5/1/18– Reading from Voices from the Rust Belt at Brews + Prose
4/26/18– WCPN covers our research on Cuyahoga County’s forests: hear the story.
4/26/18– Help celebrate Earth Week by planting trees, 4 pm at Telfer Hall
4/7/18– Launch party for Voices from the Rust Belt, 7:30 at Happy Dog west
2/24/18– Tylor Mahany presents his poster and I give a talk at the Ohio Natural History Conference
11/30/17– Research done by BIO 122 students comes out in Northeastern Naturalist: Invasive earthworms ingest and digest garlic mustard seeds at rates equal to native seeds!
6/15/17– Do earthworms facilitate plant invasions? I ask in the Huffington Post
6/3-9/17– Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference in Vermont
5/21-25/17–Botany Field Meeting in the limestone region of northern New Jersey
4/20/17– We celebrate Arboretum Day by planting and labeling trees and dedicating the new tree-ring exhibit in Telfer Hall
4/7/17– Our companion papers on serpentine plants come out in Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society
10/22/16– I lead a workshop at the Writing Wild conference, sponsored by the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Literary Cleveland– sign up here
10/4-5/16– Ecology class service learning trip to Cuyahoga Valley National Park: field sampling, fence building, tree planting, hiking… and tacos
9/26/16– My essay The ecology of ruin is out in Belt Magazine
9/20/16– Our paper on Jennifer and Hannah’s undergraduate research is in press at Torrey
7/5/16– Enjoyed walking and talking about reading (and writing) the landscape with the Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park and Literary Cleveland
6/28/16– My collaboration with undergraduates Hannah Kuhns and Jennifer Mikes, and colleagues Eric Lonsdorf and Jeff Lake, is in press at Torrey in a special, open access issue on invasive species
5/21/16– Fun plant walk at Cuyahoga Valley National Park’s Bioblitz
4/30/16– Removing invasive wintercreeper from BW’s Fullmer Arboretum on Arbor Day
4/28/16– Tylor Mahany and Nathan Sabo present their poster at Ovation
11/8/15– Even if the “balance of nature” concept is vague and outdated, can it still be useful? I ask in the Chronicle Review: read the story.
10/20/15– Ecology students doing ecological restoration in Cuyahoga Valley National Park
7/1/15– Lab moves to Baldwin Wallace University in Berea, Ohio
6/6-12/15– Botany Field Meeting in the Bruce Peninsula, Ontario
4/15– Students enjoying isopod sampling in Lititz Run
4/22/15– Wildflower Walk at Bellaire Woods
4/17/15– Hannah and Jennifer present their poster at the Spring Research Fair
2/19/15– Very stimulating discussions after my talk at the Muhlenberg Botanical Society meeting
12/20/14– My students made a website about the plants of Longwood Gardens and their connections to people: Meet the plants!
12/9/14– The students of Plant-Human Interactions take on Longwood Gardens!
10/7/14– Our research makes the news!
9/25/14– Botany accepts our paper about the reproductive biology of hayscented fern
August 2014– Field work in the serpentine barrens with Jennifer Mikes and Hannah Kuhns
7/28-30/14– Jess Bechhofer and I present our poster at Botany 2014 in Boise, Idaho
5/7-9/14– Botany Field Meeting in Aldie, Virginia
4/17/14– Wildflower Walk at Shenk’s Ferry
4/12/14– Our paper reporting the impacts of Japanese barberry invasion is accepted!
4/11/2014– Students present two posters at the Spring Research Fair
11/11/2013– We have fern gametophytes coming out our ears!