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Plant Ecology Lab participates in frosted elfin translocation
Frosted elfin butterflies are thought to be extirpated in Georgia. The Jones Center and Tall Timbers are working together to establish a sustainable population of this species at Ichauway. We moved 30 caterpillars from the Apalachicola National Forest near Tallahassee, FL to Ichauway in April 2022. We also plan to release 30 adult butterflies in […]
Plant Ecology Lab receives Marie Mellinger Field Botany Grant
The Plant Ecology Lab, in collaboration with the HudsonAlpha Institute of Biotechnology, received a grant from the Georgia Botanical Society to examine the genetics of one of our federally endangered plants, pondberry.
Video: Plant Diversity and Wetlands
Longleaf pine ecosystems feature some of the highest levels of biological diversity outside of the tropics. Most of this diversity is found in the herbaceous understory of longleaf woodlands and their associated wetlands. Join plant ecologist Lisa Giencke for a look at the importance of these wetlands to rare plants.
Banking Rare Seeds for a Wild Future – GPB News
Georgia Public Broadcasting was along the day we serendipitously collected the first seed banked as part of a grant awarded to safeguard 14 imperiled plant species through a partnership led by Wildlife Resources Division – Georgia DNR. Listen along as GPB documents the discovery.