Native Cane Research

Dr. Margaret Certain is a biology professor at the University of South Carolina and is also a member of the Park Improvement Committee. She has a profound interest in native plants and their importance in habitats. She will be working with a few PhD students researching the impact of introduced cane in South Carolina referencing Saluda Shoals Park as her prime study site. The objective is to begin replacing the introduced cane with native cane in areas along the banks of Saluda River within Saluda Shoals Park.