Phytoremediation in the Great Lakes

Phytoremediation in the Great Lakes

Willows and Poplars, two common Phytoremediation species, hard at work cleaning the soil in the Great Lakes Region. Photo credit: Ron Zalesny. Source: USDA “In the Great Lakes Region, phytoremediation work is expanding on a massive scale mainly due to...
Ecosystem Services of Poplar Clones for Phytoremediation

Ecosystem Services of Poplar Clones for Phytoremediation

A recent peer reviewed article examines the ecosystem services of poplar at long-term phytoremediation sites in the Midwest and Southeast, United States, and presents data for 5-15 year old poplars grown in phytoremediation plantings.  Trees that are grown in short...
Investigating ‘Plant Blindness’

Investigating ‘Plant Blindness’

We love how Rosetta Elkin (GSD) and the Arnold Arboretum are challenging students to overcome ‘Plant Blindness.’  Check out this article!...