Pond Area spring visit 2012

My Research Investigation
Which investigation is this notebook for?: 
Ask your research question: 
1. Has loosestrife spread in the Pond Area since our survey in the fall of 2011? 2. Will we find Galerucella or Japanese Beetles in other areas beside the site of the original loosestrife plant found in 2010?
Make a prediction or form your hypothesis: 
1. Loosestrife was found by one student group in the fall of 2011 and confirmed by Vital Signs. With the biotic potential of Lythrum salicaria, there is a good possibility it will be found elsewhere. 2. With a mild winter, these insects should be found in other areas, especially if their food source has spread.