C starvation or hydraulic failure?
Seedlings in the greenhouse getting ready for the shade and dry-down experiment
Sun-up at the Arb
Daybreak at the U-M Nichols Arboretum
Lab photo from our summer 2019 trip up to Isle Royale National Park as part of a research project measuring the effects of moose herbivory on growth and production of native forests.
This guy decided to visit us as we were camping on Siskiwit Bay during our Isle Royale trip.
Mikaila Davis, one of my mentees in the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program, taking measurements for her independent research project.
Greenhouse seedlings getting ready for over-wintering outside the Matthaei Botanical Gardens.
Early spring canopy conditions
At the beginning of spring, seedlings have access to much more sunlight in the understory than they do once the canopy closes.
Acer saccharum expanded
Once the leaves have expanded, the plant turns from a carbon source to a carbon sink as it begins to assimilate carbon via photosynthesis.
Division of Botany table for the 2021 CMNH Nature Crawl
Spring flowers at Barking Slopes
Abby Yancy helping Richard and Mason identify spring bloomers in her leaf litter removal plots