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Plant Love Stories Becky is a founder and project lead for Plant Love Stories, a project to collect and share stories about the plants that impact our lives. Please check out the site and consider sharing your story :) 

Welcome to Plant Love Stories. And: How I became a botanist in New Jersey 

Seed Love and Science Art

Cultivating the windswept prairie

ARCS Foundation News

#MySciComm: Becky Barak on how teaching high school and loving plants led to a research career  Ecological Society of America's Communication and Engagement Section's MySciComm blog. 

Taking the acid test to bits

Plant // People Blog

Incorporating history to improve future tallgrass prairie restorations

RS Barak and EW Williams

BGjournal, Journal of Botanic Gardens Conservation International

Big green things start tiny

Plant//People Blog

Prairies need fire 

My Chicago Botanic Blog


We can make grass greener  by Megan Fellman for Northwestern Now

Prairies are making headlines. But what exactly are they? by Patty Wetli for WTTW news

Love Letters by Amy McCullough in Wildflower Magazine

Powering Up the Prairie by Julianne Beck for MyChicagoBotanic Blog

Science Communication, Simple Words, and Story Telling at ESA 2016 by Caitlin McDonough MacKenzie for the Plos Ecology Blog 

STEM outreach to high school girls covered in The Chicago Tribune and Glenbrook South News

Prairie Pints on the PhDrinking Podcast with Sadie Witkowski

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