New Research Article: Removing Privet has added benefit of removing exotic earthworms

Thanks to Mincy Moffett for sharing this reasearch.  This study investigated the possibility of a facilitative relationship between Chinese privet (Ligustrumsinense) and exotic earthworms in the southeast US. Earthworms and selected soil properties were sampled five years after experimental removal of privet from flood plain forests of the Georgia Piedmont region. 

Trip Report- TNC Preserves in Shady Valley, Tennessee

Lately we have been placing greater emphasis on getting Bog Learning Network members in the field together to share restoration and management experiences. Earlier this summer, our friends from Georgia hosted a few dozen members and showed some of their rare wetland restoration work.  On October 21st, twenty-five BLN members took a day trip to Shady Valley Preserves in Tennessee. Members…