Introducing a Plant Conservation Alliance to Tennessee

Lab alumnus and Graduate Fellow, Ashley Block (C’13) has been working tirelessly over the past several months to help launch a program that will assist in protecting threatened and endangered plant species near and dear to Tennessee hearts. This program is called the Tennessee Plant Conservation Alliance (TNPCA) and is aimed at connecting plant conservation initiatives across the state. The TNPCA links conservationists from a wide range of organizations including state agencies, nonprofits, NGOs, volunteers, and private companies, to accomplish projects to improve and protect populations of rare plants. These individuals can work together in their respective conservation projects, making th

Chattanooga Times Free Press covers deer research

David Cobb with the Chattanooga Times Free Press reported about our deer herbivory research. Ours was the first publication to report that deer are impacting forest regeneration on the Cumberland Plateau, and topography may drive these impacts. You can read the full newspaper article here, or view our open-access publication in the journal Forests here.

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University of the South

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