craving spring

I am craving spring. The holidays were over a month ago, the snow keeps on falling, I want to go for a run without a bitter cold breeze. Freezing rain. Shovelling and walking to the bus stop are the only activities I do outdoors. I get like this every February. I want to spend more…

my id guides

Due to an unfortunate processing error, WordPress has deleted over 100 of my photos. I apologize for any inconvenience. newcomb’s wildflower guide // lawrence newcomb the peterson field guide series: a field guide to the ferns and their related families // boughton cobb the peterson field guide series: a field guide to trees and shrubs…

Roadside Wildflower Identification

All of these plants were found on a roadside in North Pickering on September 1st/2017. Newcomb’s Wildflower guide was used for all of the identifications. A sample of the Solidago species was collected for a positive identification with Michigan Flora.

On-Campus Wildflower Identification

Life goes by so fast and earlier this week I found myself back in the classroom for the Spring 2017 term. Specifically, this blog post will focus on my second lab experience of the semester: identifying plants in a woodlot on campus. For today’s¬†lab session, we started by reviewing how to use the Newcomb’s Wildflower¬†Guide…