Nancy Murray

Nancy Murray

In 1993, Nancy Murray and Bruce Hunter with the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protections Geological and Natural History Survey initiated aquatic plant inventory work on State access lakes, ponds and river coves. Nancy Murray collects and identifies aquatic plants and Bruce Hunter collects the bathymetric data and assists with aquatic plant inventories. To date, approximately 1800 aquatic plant specimens have been deposited to UCONNs G.S. Torrey Herbarium. Resulting information is used to update the CT Natural Diversity Data Bases state listed aquatic plant records, create maps of aquatic plants at state access waterbodies, to document occurrences of invasive plant species and to assist in aquatic plant management recommendations and permitting.

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Collections Manager: Dr. Robert S. Capers
Director:
Dr. Don Les