From The Forest

Wintergreen Fern with SUNY Delhi’s Jack Tessier

February 29, 2020
SUNY Delhi's Jack Tessier will discuss wintergreen ferns. Ever see ferns buried in the snow and still retaining their green pigment? Those are wintergreen ferns; one of the only plants that can photosynthesize when temperatures break above freezing during the winter or early spring. 
Jack Tessier is a professor at SUNY Delhi within the Liberal Arts & Sciences Department. His areas of expertise are ecology, environment, teaching and learning. His research is in ecology, ecophysiology, and the natural history of plants, especially forest understory plants.