Happy October everyone! Fall is here and is one of my favorite seasons! I have not been able to bog much this summer due to being short staffed and very very busy, but I am back and have a lot to write about.
You may or may have not noticed … Continue reading
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I once did a monthly post about a favorite tree species on campus, or a plant on campus I thought should be utilized in the landscape more. Problem is I am running out of trees to talk about!
As I work outdoors I do not get to spend much time … Continue reading
I received this bad news from a local Urban Forester this week;
“Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Emerald ash borer found in St. Charles County
COLUMBIA, Mo.– The emerald ash borer (EAB) has been found in St. Charles County, marking the destructive insect’s first known infestation in the … Continue reading
Good morning everyone! Earlier in the year I set a goal to hike in every state touching Missouri. I recently hiked in Oklahoma and came upon a beautiful and striking plant that grows there. The Buffalo Gourd.Cucurbita foetidissima.
This gourd is very striking with bright green leaves … Continue reading
We have amazing resources here in our academic community that we take for granted, and probably should utilize more. It is absolutely essential we work together on all things! Recently while brainstorming with some amazing faculty about how to incorporate a little art and student involvement with our department, this … Continue reading
There are eight states that are touching us, and I intend to touch them back. My goal is to hike in each state that borders Missouri before the end of the year. I wanted to start in my home state so I visited Prairie State Park in South-west Missouri, and was overwhelmed by beauty and magic.