Websites, Blogs, and Resources
USDA-Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
International Plant Protection Convention
Thousand Cankers Disease of Walnut
Pest Tracker - Exotic Pest Reporting
North American Plant Protection Organization
New Invaders Watch Program
Emerald Ash Borer - IL Department of Ag
Sentinel Plant Network
Educational Resources for plant biology
Longer accessible videos: TED talks, iBiology and Gatsby Plants Summer School lectures
by Mary Williams, American Society of Plant Biologists, September 6, 2016
Trees Shed Bad Rap As Accessories to Crime
by Richard Conniff
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies
Get everyone involved and excited about every type of science!
Neil deGrasse Tyson: Want Scientifically Literate Children? Get Out of Their Way.
by Big Think
"Kazoo is a new kind of quarterly print magazine for girls, ages 5 to 10—one that inspires them to be strong, smart, fierce and, above all, true to themselves."
Hidden Figures movie (2017)
"A team of African-American women provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program's first successful space missions."
How trees talk to each other
by Suzanne Simard, Forest Ecologist
"A forest is much more than what you see," says ecologist Suzanne Simard. Her 30 years of research in Canadian forests have led to an astounding discovery — trees talk, often and over vast distances. Learn more about the harmonious yet complicated social lives of trees and prepare to see the natural world with new eyes."