August 1, 2019

Angus and Lillian worked hard this summer helping me archive and metadata the 18 year dataset associated with my work at Sinking Pond being funded by  a grant from the United States Geological Survey.  Angus and Lillian also helped collect the field data for the sassaf...

July 19, 2019

Excellent visit with Callie Oldfield C'15.   She was in town this week to work with me on the King Farm manuscript and other collaborations.  She is in her third year as a PhD student in the Botany Department at the University of Georgia working with Chris Peterson....

June 5, 2019

Lab alumnus, Dr. Brett Scheffers C'05 stopped by the Herbarium this week and got to meet our Herbarium Fellows,  Lillian and Angus.  Brett is an assistant professor in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation at the University of Florida.  His lab focusses o...

May 21, 2019

Great visit with Nathan Bourne C'11 who was in Sewanee to officiate a wedding.  Nathan is a Curate at  St. John's Episcopal Church in New Hampshire and works with youth groups. As part of his position there he is exploring ways to include the stewardship of the earth i...

April 28, 2019

My Conservation Biology class spend two hours this weekend out at Morgan's Steep removing garlic mustard and Japanese spirea along the Perimeter Trail.  The Herbarium has shepherded this project over the years and we have been quite successful in limiting the spread of...

March 18, 2019

Another research packed spring break on Sapelo Island with my Coastal Ecology class.  Students worked hard but also had fun, including late night campfires on the beach!

January 22, 2019

Leighton Reid C'06 recently accepted a tenure-track faculty position in restoration ecology at Virginia Tech University that he will start in August.  Leighton is currently a research scientist at the Missouri Botanical Garden. Leighton is a co-author on a recently pub...

January 11, 2019

Our paper,  "Differential resistance to tree species loss between two dominant communities in a resilient southeastern landscape"  has been accepted for publication in Natural Areas Journal.   Lab alumni, Leighton Reid (C'06) and Callie Oldfield (C'15) were co-authors....

December 7, 2018

Our two new Herbarium Fellows, Lillian Fulgham C'21 and Angus Pritchard C'22, hosted a wreath making party in the Herbarium on Reading Day before finals.  The students that participated were among those that assisted with field work at Sinking Pond this fall. Wreaths w...

November 15, 2018

This fall, the Sewanee Herbarium launched its Undergraduate Fellows program funded by an endowment established in memory of Ashley Block C’13.  The first two fellowships were awarded to Lillian Fulgham C’21 and Angus Pritchard C’22.  Herbarium Undergraduate Fellows are...

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