Plants and Environment

Poet Nobel laureate Louise Glück, who died earlier this year – DW thanks her father-in-law for pointing out her poems. The wild Iris title poem from one of her anthologies talks about ‘rebirth’ in perennial plants like the blue iris.


Plant and Human resilience

Screened at Philadelphia Film festival 2023. A film about tree canopy ecologist Nalini M. Nadkarni.

Booker Prize Winner
Andrea Barrett

Especially her short story collections, including the most recent “natural history” combines life’s challenges and pursuit of scientific calling.

Writing by naturalist
Aldo Leopold

Book : A Sand County Almanac. Nature writing, environmentalism.

The Crossing

Three times Grammy winning local modern music choir – commissions new compositions, tackles social issues including those focused on the environment , plants, agriculture, etc.

In the media: native plants

For Wildlife and Humans, Native Plants Are a Key to Climate Resilience
Native Plant Challenge: Calling All Cities to Plant Native
Native Plants and Ecosystem Services
A Viable Alternative to Conventional Lawn? Cornell May Have Found One.
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