Great Lakes Worm Watch

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Research

The studies

  1. Introduction
  2. Citizen Science
  3. University and Agency Research

Methods

  1. Study design
  2. Sampling earthworms
    1. Preserving earthworms
    2. Calculating biomass
    3. Ash free dry biomass
    4. What is a natural log
  3. Sampling plants
  4. Sampling trees
  5. Sampling soils

Publications

  1. Our publications
  2. Extended bibliography
  3. Popular press: books & articles

Data

 

Invasive Earthworm Rapid Assessment Tool (IERAT)

Worm identification

Getting started

Learn anatomy and biology

Ecological groups

European vs Asian

Identification guides

 

Forest ecology and worms

Forest ecology

  1. About the forest
  2. Invasion rates
  3. How forest ecosystems work

Plants

  1. Plants and worms
  2. Trees
  3. Understory plants
  4. Fungi

Animals

  1. Animals and worms
  2. Microscopic Animals
  3. Macroinvertebrate animals

Soil & forest floor

  1. Soil and worms
  2. Soil layers

People

Join the research team

How can I Join?

Commonly Asked Questions

Conduct your own studies

  1. Introduction to Studies
  2. Document an Occurrence
  3. Single Plot Studies
  4. Multiple Plot Studies

  5. An introduction to locating sample points

Join an ongoing study

 

Resouces for educators

Lesson Plans

Games & activities

  1. Making a earthworm observatory
  2. Invasion of the exotic earthworm

 

What can I do?

 

Workshops and Events

 

Other Information:

About us/ contact us

Funding and partners

Earthworm Book

  1. About the Book
  2. How to Purchase
  3. Educator Purchase
  4. Testimonials

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