Journal Article: Hydrology of a Southern Appalachian Hypocrene Spring-Fed Fen

Environmental and Engineering Geoscience (2020) 26 (3): 359–366 Jeffrey Wilcox, Emily Bradshaw Marino, Adam Warwick, Megan Sutton ABSTRACT Garland Seep is a Southern Appalachian fen that supports a population of federally endangered green pitcher plants (Sarracenia oreophila). The wetland is underlain by clayey stream deposits above fractured bedrock, is located at the base of a…

Guest Post: Pitcher Plant Flies by Peter Kann, Eastern Carolina University

What do you think of when you think of flies?  Annoyance at picnics or in the house? Maybe you think of the itching bites that some species inflict? In reality, flies are an extremely diverse group of insects that lead complex and often dangerous lives. Flies can be predators, pollinators, pest-controllers, blood-suckers, herbivores, and even…