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Whitney Aquatic Plant Diversity Study


Ecologist Matt Hickler taking samples of aquatic plants for his research study.

Special to Winchendon Courier, May 10, 2006
By Ivan Ussach

How do the types of aquatic plants found in artificial ponds differ from those found at natural ponds? That was one of several research questions addressed by aquatic ecologist Matt Hickler and limnologist Stuart Ludlum as part of a recently completed study on the biodiversity of aquatic plants in lakes and ponds of the Worcester-Monadnock Plateau Ecoregion. Continue reading