Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture Professor Mark Brand recently received the Connecticut Invasive Plant Working Group (CIPWG) Leslie J. Mehrhoff Award. According to CIPWG, Brand’s award is given “to an individual, group or organization that has made significant or commendable contributions toward awareness, prevention, or management of invasive plants in Connecticut. Nominees should also demonstrate an enthusiasm for biological diversity, the natural world, and/or Connecticut’s natural heritage.”
The award was created in honor of Mehrhoff, a botanist, naturalist and co‐founder Of CIPWG and was awarded at the CIPWG Invasive Plant Symposium in October 2018.
By Patsy Evans