Two lichen species that once grew in New York City but haven’t been seen there for more than a century have been transplanted from The Rutgers Pineland Field Station to the New York Botanical Garden.Follow this link to learn more: http://blogs.nybg.org/science-talk/2015/04/transplants-new-jersey-lichens-find-new-home-at-nybg/
The Pinelands Field Station has added a new research laboratory. Microscopy, culture lab, PCR lab, sample prep and guest researcher work space has doubled.The USDA has renovated the garage. The building is no longer just a workshop and storage area. There are two new offices and a large classroom.
The Center for Forensic Science Research & Education will conduct a two-day course at the Pineland Station this spring to provide professional development opportunities for forensic scientists. Visit Forensic Archaeology to Maximize Evidence Recovery for course information