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Professor logs flora, fauna - Brookhaven Courier


Brookhaven Courier
As a result of his interest in flora and fauna, Bartz said, he became a volunteer member of Brookhaven's campus tree advisory committee. His first assignment was to identify and map all of the honor trees in the main campus area. “We have red oaks, a ...

Flora and Fauna: Red-winged Blackbird - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle


The Bozeman Daily Chronicle
The red-winged blackbird is the most common blackbird found in Montana. The gregarious species nest and roost in wetlands. Red-winged blackbirds are frequently seen in cattail marsh and brushy wooded areas near water around the Gallatin Valley.

The Maps Within: Using Viruses in Forensic Biology - Discover Magazine (blog)


Discover Magazine (blog)
Forensic biology has made tremendous strides in the past few decades thanks largely to advances in DNA techniques and analysis. Genomic sequencing has generated new methods of human identification reaching far beyond fingerprints and dental ...

Tree and Wood Identification: Red Oak

Blacksburg - United States

Pictures and facts about red oak leaves and wood.

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    WMS Kids' Section: Tree and Wood Identification - Red Oak

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