Vlog #4 Eating Cicadas

For those of you that don’t know, parts of Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and of course West Virginia are experiencing an invasion of the most derp-y insects you’ve ever seen. They are called the 17 year cicadas, living most of their life cycle underground and emerging by the thousands as adults (every 17 years 0f course). The WVU arboretum held a Magicicada festival, where the community … Continue reading Vlog #4 Eating Cicadas

Disney’s Magical Trees – Epcot’s Traditional Japanese Garden

Hello! Hello! Today we’re continuing our tour in the world showcase landscape. In my last blog I shared some interesting info about Asian specimens, camphor trees, weeping mulberry, and lumpy noodle bamboo. Check it out here! Chinese landscaped gardens date back to 200 BC. Artists often created landscapes with framed views, like a painting. Oriental gardens have a romantic, naturalistic style; using rocks and water … Continue reading Disney’s Magical Trees – Epcot’s Traditional Japanese Garden

Disney’s Magical Trees! — an Epcot tour for International Society of Arboriculture Guests

Sorry, I haven’t posted in so long! The last few weeks of my internship were extra busy because I decided to take on two projects. I produced a informative video for the internship, which probably took me something like 100 hours make. My other project was testing a new control method for pest management. Even though my internship is over now *stifled cry of sadness*, … Continue reading Disney’s Magical Trees! — an Epcot tour for International Society of Arboriculture Guests