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Streamside forests of urbanizing coastal regions lie at the nexus of global changes: rising sea
levels, increasing storm surge, expanding urban development, and invasive species. To understand
Phytoremediation is a green technology that utilizes specialized trees to remediate contaminated soils across the rural to urban continuum.
This seminar includes an invited presentation by Jon Hathaway, Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee Knoxville titled, “Tree Function in Stormwater Biofilters: The Green in Green Infrastructure” and a panel discussion with Mike Perniel (Min
Mycorrhizal fungi, of all types, hold huge significance for our planet and society. By forming mutualistic symbioses with the vast majority of land plants, mycorrhizas play an essential role
As land-use patterns change over time, some pollinating insects continue to decline both in abundance and diversity. This is due, in part, to reductions in floral resources that provide sufficient nectar and pollen.
The Earth's climate is changing.
A community with dense overhead tree canopy may benefit from reduced stormwater runoff volume through interception, transpiration, and infiltration but may also suffer from excess nutrients leached to nearby receiving waters from leaf litter. Bill Selbi
As the number of local climate adaptation plans has rapidly grown during the past ten years in
response to increasing threats of climate change, cities and various organizations offer new insights
Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham, North Carolina has put together a storm preparedness plan in anticipation of more frequent extreme storms.
The increased hurricane activity predicted for future decades has serious implications for the important work of Montgomery Botanical Center (MBG).