I provide engaging articles on science and gardening topics for magazines and newsletters, grant writing for science, education and curatorial funding, and educational signage for nature centers and public gardens.  I have also written numerous invasive plant datasheets for CABI’s Invasive Species Compendium.

Examples of publications:

Kaufman, S. and W. Kaufman.  2013.  Invasive Plants, Guide to Identification and the Impacts and Control of Common North American Species. 2nd edition. Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg.  www.invasiveplantguide.com

Ecology chapter for Maryland Master Gardener Handbook, 2012, https://extension.umd.edu/mg/mg-handbook

Ecology and Natural History chapters for Maryland Master Naturalist Handbook, 2013.

“Alternatives to Invasive Plants”. American Nurseryman, February, 2009.

“When a Dead Tree is a Good Tree”, Going Native column, Washington Gardener Jan./Feb., 2009.

“Dry Isn’t Drab, Colorful Natives for Dry Shade”, Going Native column, Washington Gardener Sept/Oct., 2008.

“The Majestic Beech”, Plant of the Month column, Groundworks, August, 2008.

“Ferns in the Forest and Garden”, Adkins Arboretum Native Seed, 13(3), 2008.

Kaufman, S. and D. Barnes. 2008.  Promoting native alternatives to invasive plants.  Proceedings 2008 Weeds Across Borders, Banff, Alberta, Canada, May 27-30, 2008. Pages 89-97.

Snyder, D. and S. Kaufman.  2004.  An overview of nonindigenous plant species in New Jersey.  New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Parks and Forestry, Office of Natural Lands Management, Natural Heritage Program, Trenton, NJ. 107 pages.  Available online: http://www.nj.gov/dep/parksandforests/natural/heritage/InvasiveReport.pdf