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A&M Environmental Geosciences and UT Environmental Science TNRIS Presentation

This presentation is from a research collaboration between myself and Andrew Vanderheiden at Texas A&M University under the supervision of Dr. Stacey Lyle.

Balcones Canyonlands National Wildlife Refuge- Management Overview



A Tale of Two Watersheds- A Comparison of Riparian Vegetation Communities

Llano River vs Waller Creek – A tale of two watersheds This small-scale study was preformed in two locations: the Llano River and heavily urbanized Waller Creek watershed. It is hypothesized that rich and even plant diversity will be present in a healthier watershed, and therefore the heavily urbanized Waller creek will exhibit lower diversity […]

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Intro to Plant ID- Free PDF Download

Hey all! I’ve taken a leave of absence during the semester, but I was recently asked to host a wildflower walk and plant ID workshop. To supplement this event, I created a workbook for getting started with plant ID in Texas. Here it is: Intro_IDPacket2 If you have no plant ID experience and are looking […]

Domestication of the Modern Banana

From its radioactivity to its hazard in the world of cartoons, the banana is an item of fixation for many. Sweet, cheap, and versatile, it is often used as a primary source of potassium. But the bananas you pick up for 49 cents a pound at HEB are not the fruits you think they are. […]