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Design Criteria for Flood Resilience

Posted by on Dec 18, 2016 | 0 comments

 

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A Critical Analysis of Forest Gardens

Posted by on Jul 3, 2016 | 0 comments

Here is an interesting article that is a critical analysis of forest gardens in temperate regions. It is worth a read even if you disagree. I think there are ideas here that are worth more discussion and thought into problem solving.

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Heavy Metals and Effectiveness of Long-term Bioretention

Posted by on Mar 16, 2016 | 0 comments

Heavy Metals and Effectiveness of Long-term Bioretention

This article provides a research review concerning the efficacy of long-term bioretention use. The results of the presented data is interesting and encouraging!

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Pollinator Food Sources

Posted by on Mar 13, 2016 | 0 comments

Pollinator Food Sources

We hear a lot about supporting pollinators in mainstream publications, but it is often difficult to find information that provides thorough lists of plants (not just the top 5 flowers), include both larval food and nectar plants, include bats and beetles rather than just bees and butterflies, or are specific to the regions in which we work. The Pollinator Partnership at Pollinator.org is a professional resource for this very thing. It includes the information you might expect from such an organization: beekeeping tips, challenges to plant gardens, information on the connection between...

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Urban Tree Growth Parameters – Two Studies

Posted by on Mar 6, 2016 | 0 comments

“Apparent Available Soil” A Good Predictor of Tree Size Which Planting Solution is Best for Trees? Bartlett Lab Field Trials  ...

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Caterpillar Identification

Posted by on Feb 20, 2016 | 0 comments

Caterpillar Identification

Spring has sprung for some of you in the more southerly climates, so I thought it would be fun to include this moth and butterfly caterpillar identification guide. I had the opportunity to watch a cecropia moth hatch last year – it was a very cool experience and I was amazed by how active the moth could be while still in its cocoon and trying to get out. Here are a few other sites that offer detailed information on the life cycles and habitats of the east and west U.S.: Lepidoptera of the Pacific Northwest Caterpillars of the Eastern Forests  ...

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