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Assisted Migration of Trees

There is no shortage of scientific evidence of the current changes in climate that we are observing, and are expected to observe in the near future. With climate change, many organisms are expected to alter their current geographical ranges, in … Continue reading

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Invasive Phragmites

The invasive Phragmites australis, common reed, can be found throughout North America, and is becoming a serious problem. Anyone who has spent any time driving on a major highway has witnessed this tall, ugly, dominant weed in the ditches along … Continue reading

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Photo Essay of Segment 12 of the Don River banks at Glendon College

River bank stabilization policies are currently being reconsidered in many areas, because of the increased awareness of the unsustainable nature of many historic techniques (steel barriers etc.) and also the somewhat recent acknowledgement of the role bank erosion plays in … Continue reading

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Effects of Herbivory on Aquatic Ecosystems

Herbivory is often perceived as a terrestrial phenomenon, only affecting plants and ecosystems on land. This is evident in the public, as well as the majority of literature on the topic. Herbivory of aquatic vascular plants has longly been considered … Continue reading

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Summer 2016- Finding My Inner Raccoon

This past summer I returned to work for my local Conservation Authority, St. Clair Region Conservation Authority (SCRCA) ¬†where I also spent summer 2015 working as a Conservation intern in the biology department. SCRCA is the only Ontario Conservation Authority … Continue reading

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