June 20, 2012
On Monday, June 11th, TJ shared some leaf samples he had collected in the field. These leaves were marked with feeding damage from a small black insect he also had collected to show us. I had never seen or heard of this critter before that day, but TJ's sharing could not have been more timely. Since then I have had the opportunity to see evidence of plant damage by...
August 19, 2011
" I wonder if I can grow a chair," Artist Peter (Pook) Cook wondered over twenty years ago. Here he sits enjoying one of his many 'living sculptures' he has created with his partner, Becky Northy.
I can't get over how overly creative this is. With patience and a little knowledge on tree biology, Pook has been able to form very intricate structures out of willow. The couple, who reside...