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Monthly Archives: May 2016


May 30th

This week Michael was the only available participant in our group, due to me being in San Diego and a lack of response from the other group member. Sampling plants from plant 326 to 357 in the heat of day,…

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May 29

This week, Maddie, Scott, and I monitored plants 453 to 484. We went down to the ditch on Sunday at 12, and yet again it was quite hot. However, we were able to measure the plants and record the data…

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May 29

Today Alyssa, Fiona, and I monitored plants 358-388. We made the poor decision to go at 3:00, one of the hottest times. I made a poor decision and didn’t put on any sunscreen on. I collected data on these plants…

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May 21st

This week Alyssa Lengtat, Morgan Mooney and I went to the trench to collected data for plants 358 through 388. I got the kit and we met at plant 358. Morgan and I traded off between using the measuring stick…

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Week 8

This week Zach Johnson, Sean Mahoney, and I monitored plants 485 to 516. There were quite a few plants that have not emerged yet. It is starting to get warm outside, but it is still fun to go out there….

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The Color Purple

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Week 7

This week, my group was Zach Johnson and Audrey Dufresne. We went out on 5/13/16. Its been quite hot recently, so that was no fun. It wasn’t terrible, but it certainly wasn’t pleasant. Most of the plants were large and…

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Week 7

This week I went out to sample with Griffin D. and Sean M. We went on Sunday the 15th after we had lunch together and sampled plants 389-420. Sampling was relatively fast (we sampled from 12:38-13:12) as 16 of our…

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Week 7

I tried posting this a few minutes ago, but had some problems, so I apologize if it gets posted twice by accident. This week, Alyssa, Racha and I were assigned milkweeds 485-516. This area had mostly small plants, and quite…

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Week 7

Maddie English, Kyle Tran, and I monitored milkweed plants 230 to 261. The area was quite dry, but the plants are growing at a good rate with the exception of a few plants that have remained fairly small. There were…

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