(Flyer for the November meeting is available at:
The next BSW meeting will take place on Wednesday, November 5, rather than
on Tuesday the 4th which is Election Day (and is finally here!!!!) We
will be electing officers for the coming year at this meeting.
Carole Bergmann, Forest Ecologist with Montgomery County, MD and BSW
member, will be our speaker.
Her topic: The Plant Life of the Serpentine Barrens Conservation Park
(a.k.a. Big Pines Serpentine Area) in Montgomery County, MD.
The meeting will be in the Waldo Schmitt Room Smithsonian Institution,
National Museum of Natural History, 10th St. and Constitution Avenue NW,
Washington, DC. Use the Constitution Avenue entrance; wait to be escorted
up. As usual, light refreshments will be served prior to and after the
Pre-meeting dinner: 5:30 P.M. at the Elephant & Castle Pub and Restaurant,
1201 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington. Phone 202-347-7707. The
restaurant is diagonally across from the Old Post Office Pavilion at 12th
and Pennsylvania, a few blocks from the Museum, with Federal Triangle the
nearest Metro station, and Metro Center also nearby.
Our next fieldtrip will be on the Saturday following the meeting. The
trip is to Chapman's Landing. Details can be found here:
Our holiday banquet will be held on Tuesday, December 2 at the Aria
Trattoria. The invitation is here:
The menu is here: http://www.botsoc.org/dec08dinner/bsw2008menu.doc
And the dinner registration/dues form is here:
Please send in reservation to Paul Peterson by November 25.