(BSW) 2/3 Meeting reminder + Deer talk on 2/7 + dues + fox + WHFarmer
- If you're not sure whether you've paid your 2009 dues, please check this
updated .xls file and see. http://www.botsoc.org/BSWASHDUES2009-1-27.xls
Tuesday's meeting is our 900th! Come and have some birthday cake!
Date: Tuesday, February 3rd 7:00 PM
Speaker: Jun Wen
Topic: Evolution of Asian-North American Disjunct Plants
Meeting location: Cathy Kerby Room (Room CE-340), 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 presentation.
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.
Managing Deer in Suburban Landscapes, Sat. Feb. 7, 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Frustrated with deer overpopulation and crumpled fenders, personal
injuries, ruined gardens, and lyme disease, then come to this talk
sponsored by the Montgomery County Sierra Club. Doug Tregoning,
Principal Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources and Director of
the Montgomery County Cooperative Extension, speaks on the causes of
higher deer populations and the use of repellents, barriers, and
plant management to deal with these increasing populations. Brookside
Gardens Visitor Center, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton, MD. Free. RSVP
Steve Lonker at steven.lonker@... or
You may have heard about the woman jogger who was attacked by the rabid
fox a few weeks ago. Here is a video of her appearance on Letterman
talking about the incident.
White House Farmer??
This website is looking for your vote on a possible White House Farmer -
inspired by Michael Pollan's 10/12 letter to the next president
A set of 5 presentation on the genera of bees of Eastern North America is
The compressed slide shows are also available for downloading at:
Feel free to link to these guides, embed them in web sites, or use them in
talks wherever you please.
There are fewer and fewer excuses now for not learning your bee
Sam Droege sdroege@...
w 301-497-5840 h 301-390-7759 fax 301-497-5624
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center