Podcasts, Blog Posts, Articles, and Talks
Spotting the Spotted Wintergreen Amy writes about her research on plant demographics for Nature Conservancy of Canada's Land Lines blog. May 2023.
In Defense of Plants: Plant Communities and Trails Trinie visits the In Defense of Plants podcast to talk about her research on the effects of trails on plant communities in the Castle Parks of SW Alberta. January 2023.
Plant Conservation Research on the Spotted Wintergreen Article by Amy about her work on the demographics of the rare spotted wintergreen (Chimaphila maculata), for the Long Point Basin Land Trust Newsletter. Fall/Winter 2022.
Rare Plants in Southern Ontario's Woodlands: Where Are They, What Limits Them and Who Pollinates Them? Talk presented virtually for the Centre for Bee Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation (York University) speaker series. April 2022.
More Humans and Bigger Fires: How Are Waterton's Plant Communities Responding? Talk presented virtually for the Waterton-Glacier Science and History Week. September 2021.
Where do Canada's Endangered Plants Grow? And How Much Attention are they Getting? Post on Medium. July 2020.
The Conservation of Plant Species at Risk in Canada: Present and Future. Talk presented virtually for the University of Calgary Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Seminar Series. March 2020.
Where Have all the Flowers Gone? The State of Plant Conservation in Canada. Talk presented virtually for the York University Seminar Series Interdisciplinary Conservation in Canada. March 2020.
Pollution might be a bigger threat to endangered species in Canada than we think. Post on Medium. November 2019.
Does landscape context affect how forests change after ice storm damage? Investigating the interplay of natural and anthropogenic disturbance. Journal of Ecology The Blog. July 30, 2019.
The endangered species hiding in plain sight. Canadian Geographic online. January 16, 2019.
Where the wild plants are: hunting for rare plants in southern Ontario's woodlots. Ground Magazine (Landscape Architect Quarterly). Fall 2017, Issue 39. page 30.
Protecting plants and animals from extinction: What do Canadians really think? Post on Medium. February 2017.
Do you have a dragon in your woods? The Green Sward (Magazine of the Ontario Parks Association). Summer 2016, page 6.
Finding rare plants in forest fragments – species distribution models help, and landscape context matters. The Applied Ecologist's Blog, June 2016.
Have you seen us? The hunt for Ontario's rarest spring wildflowers. The Green Sward (Magazine of the Ontario Parks Association). Spring 2016, page 6.
Wildflowers: the gems of Ontario's woodlots. S&W Report - The Quarterly Newsletter of the Ontario Woodlot Association. Winter/Spring 2016. Vol. 82, page 13.
The wild green creatures of the forest. Liber Ero blog, September 14, 2015.
Are Canada's species at risk recovering? UBC Botany Blog, February 2015.
Putting together the biodiversity puzzle. UBC Beatty Biodiversity Museum blog, February 2015.
Historical ecology: Probing the mysteries of ancient landscapes. Land Lines: The Nature Conservancy of Canada blog. January 2015.
Hunting for rare woodland plants: in order to conserve them, we need to find them! The Wood Duck - Journal of the Hamilton Naturalists' Club. December 2014, Vol. 68, no 4, page 88.