Ferns of Pepperwood – Kaori Citti, 15


Kaori researched and presented about fern species which live at Pepperwood. She wanted to study ferns because she noticed them growing in unexpected places on the preserve. Questions she explored included: Which species live at Pepperwood? Which are drought tolerant? Why can they grow in this environment?

From Kaori, about her TeenNat experience:

“I loved learning about the grasses at Pepperwood! My favorite thing about TeenNat was catching the frogs.”

Kaori Citti-Ferns, TeenNat 2021