Tag: Dr. Andrew Schnabel

The stench of spring

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief Spring is here, and maybe it will finally stick in Northern Indiana. However, with spring comes an unexpected stench in the air. Is it rotting fish?  No, it is the infamous Callery Pear. The Callery Pear is a small ornamental tree, known for its beautiful – but smelly – white flowers

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The Botany Club tapped into Sugar Camp Days at Bendix Woods

By: Kate Luce Co-Editor-in-Chief kmluce@iu.edu The IU South Bend Botany Club “tapped” into their knowledge of maple trees when they headed east to Bendix Woods for a tour of the park’s maple syrup production on March 5.  The club took to the park to learn about tree biology, maple tree tapping and the shining star

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