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Protecting the Timber Industry From the Emerald Ash Borer

The emerald ash borer has destroyed millions of trees. Scientists think that tiny parasitic wasps,... (more)

Kristine Grayson
September 4, 2021
Ladybug Odor Could Be a Great New Pesticide

Maybe cologne, too, who knows.

Dan Nosowitz
September 3, 2021
Illegal Succulent Poaching Is a Worldwide Problem

Make sure your succulents are legal and sustainably grown!

Dan Nosowitz
August 31, 2021
Invasive Plant Species Still Widely Available Despite Ecological Consequences

The lush, leaf-lined aisles of your local garden center or nursery are the last places... (more)

Shea Swenson
August 26, 2021
Getting to the Root of Ginseng Farming’s Impact on Native Plant Populations

It’s an endangered herb, routinely yanked from Pennsylvania’s forest floors due to a soaring demand... (more)

Lindsay Campbell
August 25, 2021
5 Wild Grains You Can Cook With

If you’re looking to expand your pantry—and to move away from some of the kitchen’s... (more)

Hannah Selinger
August 24, 2021
Indian Farmers Are Producing Apples Where They Never Grew Before

In April 2018, during a holiday trip to Kulu, a city in the northern Indian... (more)

Deepa Padmanaban
August 16, 2021
Botanists Identify New Carnivorous Plant

Beware of any delicate white wildflowers you see growing in a bog. They may look... (more)

Shelby Vittek
August 10, 2021
So, You Want to Be a Marijuana Farmer?

In mid-July, a group of Democratic senators introduced a sweeping bill to federally legalize, regulate... (more)

Dan Nosowitz
August 9, 2021