MBL Researchers Contribute to Children's Book on Impacts of Fertilizers and Pesticides

January 25th, 2018 @   - 

Jane Tucker, senior research assistant in the MBL Ecosystems Center, co-wrote this new book for children that explains why treating your lawn and garden with fertilizers and pesticides can harm local waterways and wildlife. The book reinforces a long-standing research focus at the Plum Island Ecosystems Long-Term Ecological Research (PIE-LTER) site in northeastern Massachusetts, which is directed by MBL Senior Scientist Anne Giblin as part of the National Science Foundation’s LTER network.

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