Lynn Wolff Garden Dedication

Lynn Wolff Garden Dedication

The Lynn Wolff Garden Dedication Ceremony was held on one of those perfect Boston evenings. The Garden was created to honor Lynn Wolf’s commitment as a volunteer to the Women’s Lunch Place, a day shelter for women in need. Lynn was a pioneer in the design world, a...
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...
PHYTO RESEARCH CASE STUDY- Etobicoke Field Site

PHYTO RESEARCH CASE STUDY- Etobicoke Field Site

PHYTO RESEARCH CASE STUDY: Project Name : Etobicoke Field Site (Ficko et al, 2010) (Ficko et al, 2011) (Whitfield et al, 2007) (Whitfield et al, 2008) Location:  Etobicoke, Canada (outside Toronto) Institution/ Scientists:  Royal Military College of Canada, Queens...