We would like to thank Karen Hargrove for talking with us and sending us information on nonnative species. You were wonderful to go out of your way to help us.
We would like to thank Kristine Johnson for sending us information, talking to us through e-mail and phone, and helping us make the right connections to get our project completed. Your help was tremendous.
We would like to thank Ijams Nature Center for the tour and information provided to our team.
We would like to thank Dr. Hickey for being our assistant coach and for all of his support during this project.
We would like to thank Mr. Butch McGuire for all his support in making this project possible.
We would like to thank the people of Sugarland Visitor Center in the Smoky Mountains for helping us learn more about the nonnative plants.
We would like to give a big thanks to Larry Arwood for helping us with making our logo and with the technical problems in completing our project.
We would like to thank our parents for supporting us while we worked on this project. They drove us around the area so we could take pictures of exotic plants, and they made arrangements to pick us up after school when we stayed late to work on our web page.
The rest of the pictures were taken or drawn by team members.
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