Monthly Archives: November 2016

Useful for Reuse!!

Say goodbye to clutter! These litter collection bags are packed, clipped, and ready for action in the 2017 field season.  They are already labeled by stand, plot, and basket. Our very own Grace Lockwood has done an exceptional job double … Continue reading

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Rescued from Oblivion

Last weekend DeZhane noticed that the sharpie was rubbing off the ziplock bags of the litter from trip 3 2016. To prevent losing the identity of the samples,  we printed  labels to place into the bags. Now the samples really … Continue reading

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Blast from the past!

Now that we’ve finished all of the 2015 leaf litter samples and have our 2016 samples underway… we can work on soil samples again! We haven’t sorted roots in a long time. Maria, one of our newest high school students, is … Continue reading

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Paper or Plastic?

11/19/2016: Fall 2016 Leaf litter was collected 4 times so that Melany Fisk could analyze nutrient concentrations.  Dry litter can be collected in paper bags.  But wet paper  bags can break and lose our samples.  It was pouring rain on the 3rd … Continue reading

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