Collins, Beverly

WCU

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A feasibility assessment of native ferns for phytoremed[i]ation of arsenic 2012 813 Arsenic contamination is a world-wide concern. In the past, soil contaminated with arsenic was removed using heavy equipment resulting in the destruction of the environment. However, in recent years a new method, phytoremediation, removes arsenic and...
Habitat analysis of a disjunct population of the Carolina northern flying squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus) 2012 941 The northern flying squirrel Glaucomys sabrinus occurs in a variety of forest types over most of North America, with disjunct populations in the southern Appalachians, Black Hills, southern Rocky Mountains, and Sierra Nevada (Wells- Gosling and He...
Holocene environmental history of Panthertown Valley in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina 2014 150 Panthertown is a high-elevation valley in the Nantahala National Forest, and is one of few sites in western North Carolina with natural wetlands. Radiocarbon dating of multiple cores at a Panthertown valley wetland shows continuous deposition through...
The germination of Helonias bullata L. (Swamp pink) in response to flooded, saturated, and dry conditions 2013 45 Poor sexual recruitment is a major conservation concern for the federally threatened, obligate wetland species Helonias bullata L. (swamp pink). Helonias predominately occurs in forested wetlands amongst hummock-hollow topography where water levels f...
Variation in germination and growth among populations of an invasive plant, Alliaria petiolata (M. Bieb) Cavara and Grande 2014 23 There are many different reasons why a non-native plant species might become invasive in a novel habitat. Some studies have focused on trying to determine the genetic structure of an invasive species. Other studies have investigated whether they a...