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The Peirce Collection encompasses the original 202 acres owned by Joshua and Samuel Peirce. As more research is completed, trees believed to be of the time period 1798-1880, will be added to the collection.
The purpose of Vizcaya’s Plan is to guide the acquisition of living specimens to create a comprehensive and taxonomically correct representative collection while increasing the intrinsic value and display capacity of Vizcaya’s horticultural collections.
The Nationally Accredited Stewartia Collection at Polly Hill Arboretum (hereafter, the
Arboretum) advances the organization’s mission by advancing botanical research, plant
Inspired by the Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens' Garden For YOU!
An Urban Tree Canopy (UTC) assessment, which provides a measure of a community’s tree canopy cover, is important for understanding the extent of a community’s forest or tree resource.
Oaks are critical to the health and function of forest and shrubland habitats in the United States, but many native oaks are threatened with extinction in the wild.
This study, led by the Research Group at the Lawrence Hall of Science, was commissioned as part of a planning grant, funded by the Pisces Foundation, to support the design of a professional learning workshop series for outdoor science organizations.
K–12 Environmental Education: Guidelines for Excellence provides students, parents, caregivers, educators and others a roadmap to achieving environmental literacy by setting expectations for fourth (age 10), eighth (age 14) and twelfth grade (age 18) st
Children who spend more time outdoors are more physically active and have fewer behavioral problems than those who spend less time outdoors.
Biochar is a term used to describe charred, organic material that is applied to soils with the intent to improve soil properties. Many sources of organic matter may be used, but can impact the properties of the biochar.