Here are some examples of student research taking place in Franklin Pierce Natural Areas:

Tree Species and Land-use History
A comparison of tree species communities in sites with different agricultural history.

Carbon Storage in Forest Soils
A comparison of carbon content in two different forest types.

Plants Growing on Rocks
A study of the effect of rock size and type on moss and lichen communities.

Carbon Sequestration
A comparison of carbon sequestration in wetlands and uplands.

Wildlife Habitat
Wildlife sign in several forested sites on the Franklin Pierce Campus.

Ice Storm Damage
A study investigating the ongoing effects of the 2008 ice storm.

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Dr. Rhine Singleton
Professor of Biology & Environmental Science
Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, NH 03461
You can contact me at: singler at franklinpierce dot edu