Working To Create A Greener World – Jan. 7, 2019

Responsible Forestry in Working Woods In October 2018, Holden Forests & Gardens ecologist Katie Stuble blogged about research in Working Woods. Here’s a fresh look for the new year on how we understand Working Woods from a forestry and conservation perspective. The State of the Woods Although drastically less than the 95 percent of forested […]

Working To Create A Greener World – Dec. 10, 2018

Reassembling Ohio’s Plant Communities: The Consequences of Climate Change Like people at a buffet, there’s an advantage to arriving early to the party if you’re a plant. Early arriving plant species get easy access to essential resources including light, water and nutrients, and can make it difficult for later-arriving species to gain a foothold in […]

Working To Create A Greener World – Nov. 9, 2018

Training the Next Generation of Scientists at Holden Forests & Gardens A recent agreement with Case Western Reserve University has brought a new crop of graduate students to the Holden Arboretum. Doctorals students Sharon Danielson and Alexa Wagner are earning degrees from Case Western, while being advised by Holden Forests & Gardens scientists. Sharon Danielson […]

Working to Create A Greener World – Oct. 24, 2018

Science in the Working Woods While initially funded with the idea of providing a demonstration of good forest management practices for area landowners, the Working Woods has turned out to be that, and much more. Slated to be implemented starting this winter, forest plots in the Working Woods will see tree thinning, management of exotic […]

Working To Create A Greener World – Oct. 17, 2018

Getting To Work In Working Woods Beginning in the fall of 2018, visitors to the Holden Arboretum may notice new activity in Working Woods as we launch a multi-year study to test at the land management techniques to help young forests transform into healthy mature forests. In 2015, Holden Forests & Gardens received a $500,000 […]