Posts made in September, 2015

Earthworm Invasion, White-tailed Deer and Seedling Establishment

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Earthworm Invasion, White-tailed Deer and Seedling Establishment

Bernd Blossey presented this research on the relationship between earthworm, white-tailed deer, and native plants establishment at the New Directions in the American Landscape conference in New London, CT in February 2015. He kindly provided the article as printed in the Journal of Ecology for use on this blog.

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Research in Landscape Architecture

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Research in Landscape Architecture

How do we know what we know? Do oyster reefs really protect against storm surges? Are floating wetlands really all that great? What about biochar or hugelkultur? What plants can be used for phytoremediation? This post is in part a response to Amy N’s recent post on the complexities of urban cleanup but also contains material I’ve been ruminating about all summer. This summer, I have been interning for the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) here in DC. LAF puts out the Landscape Performance Series website (http://landscapeperformance.org/), which includes landscape...

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