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Research Projects

Are you planning a research project in the Nature Park?  Please complete a Research Project Form.  This will help us maintain records of current and past research projects.

Research projects:  updated August 9, 2016

Forest Composition and Growth

Leaf litter

 Trees in the Quarry Bottom

White-tailed Deer

Songbirds

Small Mammals

Butterflies

Arthropods and Earthworms

Educational Outreach

  • “Outdoor Explorers,” an educational outreach programs for Greencastle Middle School students - Laura Stevens, Conservation Biology class, BIO 345, fall 2004

  • Natural history of the Quarry Trail - Genevieve Espinoza, Megan Michael, and Shayla Williamson, Conservation Biology class, BIO 345, spring 2006

  •  “Survivor!” an educational outreach program for Greencastle Middle School students - Kala Pattar, Kathy Frees, Suzanne Donoval, Conservation Biology class, BIO 345, spring 2006

Prairies

Secondary succession

Invasive species

Other plants

Apocynum cannabinum, Hemp Dogbane

Aquatic Ecology

Bacteria

Art