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Variation of the Refuge Depth of Salamanders at the Morgan Arboretum

Variation of the Refuge Depth of Salamanders at the Morgan Arboretum

Overview Although they are hidden amongst the leaf litter and often hard to spot, salamanders are key subjects in many ecological studies. While clearing out rocks from a site at the Morgan Arboretum, one of our team members noticed an abundance of salamanders underneath rocks located deeper in the soil. According to studies completed about […]

Distributions of earthworms in the Morgan Arboretum

Distributions of earthworms in the Morgan Arboretum

With earthworms getting more attention as they make their way into once earthworm-free forests, it was surprising to find that there had been no past research done on the distribution of earthworms in the Morgan Arboretum. Due to the limited amount of time, we took this opportunity to target the St.Bernard soil series (one of […]