A new year, a new leaf!

Happy snowy spring everyone!
A lot has happened since things kicked off in 2014. What started as a student-forester collaboration project in Chittenden County, has now grown into a state-wide collaborative effort among naturalists and others alike! We've been so busy mapping, we haven't had much chance to update this online blog, but our hope is to regularly post throughout 2017.

To start, here are some of the stats for the project so far:
* 2439 observations
* 43 species
* 58 active observers
* 97 members
* 141 Vermont towns represented by the data collected
* The most observed species have been:
** Common buckthorn (362)
** Japanese knotweed (260)
** Wild parsnip (156)
** Common reed (130)
** Garlic mustard ...more ↓

Posted on March 24, 2017 02:20 PM by espinney espinney | 0 comments | Leave a comment
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Volunteers take part in a citizen science project to assess and prioritize treatment areas for invasive plant management.

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The observations are valuable for understanding the breadth of the species occurring along ...more ↓

Mini kothomps created this project on May 02, 2014

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