Sorry for the somewhat late notice. This ended up in my postponed mail
and stayed there for a time...
This coming Tuesday is the first Tuesday of the month, and being
September, it means it's time for the annual Members' Night BSW meeting.
Date: Tuesday, September 6th 7:00 PM
Topic: The September meeting is Members' Night!
Several members will be giving 5-10 minute presentations on various
As in the past, our September "Members' Night" will provide an opportunity
for several members to share some of their botanical travel or research
slides, or to present other short subjects (10 minutes or less) to which
this format is especially suited. Members who plan to present slides
should send an email to Christopher Puttock at
There will be a laptop available for powerpoint presentations or other
digital media that you bring on a CD or USB drive.
"Wild Places in Urban Spaces"
The Prince William Wildflower Society invites you to the Virginia Native
Plant Society Annual Meeting September 16-18, 2011.This year's theme is
Wild Places in Urban Spaces, emphasizing unique natural areas that are
surviving in an increasingly developed landscape. To explore this theme we
will hear Jim McGlone, Urban Forest Conservationist with theVirginia
Department of Forestry, talk on Friday evening about "Managing Our Forest
Lands for Ecological Health." On Saturday evening our keynote speaker will
be Karen Firehock, Director of the Green Infrastructure Center and adjunct
faculty member at the University of Virginia. Karen will address "Using
Green Infrastructure Planning to Conserve Native Plant Communities."