Master’s Degree Programs

Ha Nguyen, MS candidate Conservation Biology

Studying Trillium in Bat Cave Preserve

Ha N. Nguyen, a master’s student in environmental studies at Antioch University New England (AUNE), spent the last three springs in North Carolina’s Bat Cave Preserve, working on the “Wine-Red” Floral Guild Project. As a research assistant, Ha is comparing the flowering phenology, breeding system and pollination of two trillium species, Sweet Betsy (Trillium cuneatum Small, red) and Southern Nodding Trillium (Trillium rugelii Rendle, white). Both species are found in the Bat Cave Preserve, owned by The Nature Conservancy.  Read more.