Following in the footsteps of the great botanist Merritt Lyndon Fernald,
and other early researchers,
modern day scientists and students continue to collect data and learn as much as they can, about our
Many scientific papers, theses, reports, popular articles and Web documents
are regularly produced.
With each passing year, our knowledge and understanding of the "Limestone Barrens" increases.
It is this new knowledge and understanding that forms the basis for our ongoing efforts to  develop a
much better appreciation for the great value of the barrens and  to ultimately preserve them for future generations.
All research on the "Limestone Barrens" is carried out under approved permits from the Newfoundland and Labrador Parks
and Natural Areas Division, the Newfoundland and Labrador Inland Fish and Wildlife Division, and Parks Canada.
Michael Burzynski [L] and Luise Hermanutz
[R] lead research near Cook's Harbour.
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