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Lightning Protection for Trees

Thousands of trees are struck by lightning every year. These trees will have varying degrees of damage ranging from complete shattering and destruction of the tree, to a slow lingering death, to virtually no apparent damage at all (Figure 1).

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12/12/19
Plants are Cool, Too: #SciComm, media relations, and a botanist on Mars

The Plant Conservation Alliance and the Smithsonian’s Department of Botany welcomed Chris Martine, David Burpee Professor of Plants Genetics & Research and Director of the Manning Herbarium at Bucknell University, to present “Plants are Cool, Too: #

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3/15/19
2018 State of the World's Fungi

The facts and figures contained in the pages of this report and accompanying website will probably come as a total revelation to many people.

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9/18/18
USA NPN-Nature's Notebook

Nature's Notebook is a national, online program where amateur and professional naturalists regularly record observations of plants and animals to generate long-term data sets used for scientifi

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9/6/17