James Bissell & Steve McKee & Judy Semroc

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About James Bissell: Jim Bissell is one of Ohio's premier botanists. He is responsible for much of what is currently known about plant diversity and distribution in Northeast Ohio, particularly the Snow Belt. His work has helped preserve land with rare species and habitats throughout the region. Bissell began working at the Museum in 1971 as a gardener and collections assistant. A year later he was named curator of botany. Dr. Bissell manages the Cleveland Museum of Natural History's Natural Areas Program.


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About Steve McKee: Steve McKee is a retired Park director.

About Judy Semroc: Judy Semroc is a conservation specialist for the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

For more about the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, visit the Museum's website, Facebook page, or follow the Museum on Twitter.



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GOLDENRODS OF NORTHEAST OHIO (2017): Goldenrods are the unsung heroes of Northeast Ohio's natural landscapes, occupying key roles in ecosystems across the region. This guide provides a comprehensive resource for understanding and identifying the 21 goldenrod species that grow in the 17-county Northeast Ohio region.

The authors of "Goldenrods of Northeast Ohio" are among Ohio's most respected professional botanists and naturalists. Their collaboration has resulted in a guide that offers the most up-to-date botanical information presented in an easy-to-use format. This guide is an indispensable resource for the amateur and professional botanist alike.

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