Confronting Climate Change at an Urban Grassland: Preserving and Restoring the Grasslands at Green-Wood

by Joseph Charap, Sara Evans, and Frank S. Rossi
March 24, 2020

Confronting Climate Change at an Urban Grassland: Preserving and Restoring the Grasslands at Green-Wood

View of the Green-Wood Cemetery from above.

According to standard ecoregion mapping of North America, New York City falls squarely within the eastern broadleaf forest—an ecosystem characterized by an overstory of tall, broadleaf trees, like American beech (Fagus grandifolia) and white oak (Quercus alba). The on-the-ground reality, however, is made obvious in the air: a plane flying low into LaGuardia International Airport […]

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Finding new land-management lessons in old ways

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
January 23, 2020

Finding new land-management lessons in old ways

Lead study author Wyatt Oswald conducts a pond coring research study at Lily Pond in Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard.

Finding new land-management lessons in old ways Historical view reshapes beliefs about what was done before and after European colonization by Clarisse Hart, Harvard Forest Communications Harvard Gazette, January 20, 2020 Research was conducted along the coast from Cape Cod to Long Island. A new study led by archaeologists, ecologists, and paleoclimatologists at Harvard and […]

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