"Conifer Walk’s Threatened Trees", by 2019 Science and Conservation Communications Intern, Elizabeth Gamillo. Elizabeth and interns Sasha Kramer and Taran Lichtenberger, were mentored by Dr. Jessica Turner-Skoff.
In my last blog post, I described coming to the realization that trees are big, nitrogen atoms are small, and of how the work we’ve all done this summer plays out in front of us. But what is nitrogen uptake rate? What affects it? Why does it matter beyond the individual trees in front of us?