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Tag Archives: Black Oak
Tiny insects may save island’s black oaks
Over the last few years, homeowners and land managers have been watching the increasing insect damage to the island’s black oak trees. Last year, the Nantucket Conservation Foundation and the Nantucket Land Council teamed up to fund a student research … Continue reading
Posted in Forests, Habitat Management, Insects, Research by Collaborators, Trees, Uncategorized Tagged beneficial insects, Black Oak, DNA barcoding, forest insects 1 Comment
Big Weird Trees: Further Exploration at Squam Swamp
During the Nantucket Biodiversity Initiative Conference on Nov 1-3rd, 2013, a large group of conference attendees joined me to visit some of the largest, and likely some of the oldest, trees at Squam Swamp. These exemplary trees may provide clues … Continue reading