Alyssa Wellman Houde

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Alyssa Is a student at University of Maryland Baltimore County , studying Environmental Science , and is expecting to graduate in 2017 .

My Projects
Broadening definitions of plant biodiversity in restored tallgrass prairies (2015)

The tallgrass prairie ecosystem – a vast landscape of grasses and wildflowers – once dominated the Midwest. However, it’s now one of the most endangered ecosystems in North America. Ecological restoration is the only way to gain new prairie habitat, but restoring a diverse and fully functioning prairie is difficult. This summer, we will be studying metrics of plant biodiversity not usually