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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
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Summer heat can have a detrimental effect on employees and volunteers who work outdoors or within indoor environments with elevated temperatures.
In response to drought conditions, urban population growth, and dwindling water supplies in Utah, Utah State University (USU) Extension implemented a study using soil moisture meters.
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.
Plants permeate human life. Our physical and cultural environments are infused with the lives of plants. Even the oxygen in the air we breathe is the result of their biological processes.
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.