Dr. Tiffany Knight explains how each plot has a different treatment.
Super-Uber-TERFer Taylor Rohan teaches SIFTers about plants found within prairies. This is Taylor's third summer at Tyson and she is an expert.
Once the tour was over, everyone headed back inside the LLC for a day of plant sorting. By assisting the Prairie Team, the students were able to get a feel for what real data collection inside a field research project is like. SIFT students also had a chance to meet the Tyson community and talk to current TERFers about their experience in this program.
Jonathan and Louis weighing their plant sample.
Trey sorting prairie grasses.
Working together, Adam and Ben get ready to record the weight of their plot sample.
Uber-TERFer Brendan Hellbusch expresses his excitement for prairie plants! This is Brendan's second summer working on the experimental prairie project.