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    The College of the Atlantic/Acadia National Park Herbarium (HCOA) maintains a collection of nearly 15,000 specimens documenting the vegetation of the Acadia...


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    Feasting on Edible Botany
    Students in Dr. Nishanta “Nishi” Rajakaruna’s edible botany class kick off the fall term by digging into a giant bowl of exotic fruits.
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    Edible Botany Field Trip

    Professor Nishanta “Nishi” Rajakaruna’s Edible Botany class took a field trip to visit herbalist Deb Soule, at Avena Botanicals in Rockport, Maine. It was a great opportunity to see botanical knowledge in action and to learn about medicinal plants.


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    Metal Release From Serpentine Soils in Sri Lanka
    College of the Atlantic faculty member Nishanta Rajakaruna ’94 has published a new article for Environmental Monitoring and Assessment.