Author Archives: mayafrance

Glendon Bank Restoration

On very early Sunday morning, my partner Nick and I ventured to Glendon once more to observe the Don River that follows through the campus. We were assigned segment 8 of the river which was near enough to the school … Continue reading

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Bioluminescent Mushrooms

During all the wonderful student lead presentations this month, one of the major things I leaned that will stick with me for the rest of my life is how amazing plant growing gifs are! While every presentation was informative and … Continue reading

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Stop monkeying around plants

This term I discovered my new favorite plant but then I found out they only live in Peru. The monkey orchid or Dracula simia exist from south eastern Ecuador and Peru. They live in forests at high elevations of 1000 … Continue reading

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ʻāhinahina, the moon goddess plant

Continuing the travelling trend, 5 years ago my family voyaged to Maui, Hawaii for two weeks. While the entire trip was amazing with swimming along tropical fish and green sea turtles, to driving on the road to Hana and many … Continue reading

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Summer 2016 : Learning to travel on a budget

Flashback to Summer 2015, when a close friend of mine told me she had gotten in to her universities exchange program for her 3rd semester. While I was so proud and happy for her , there was a tiny seed … Continue reading

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