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[BSW] Next meeting + eXtreme Botany

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  • Kathy Bilton
    Meeting Reminder Below Remember, if there is a government shutdown, the meeting will be cancelled. ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 29, 2013
      Meeting Reminder Below

      Remember, if there is a government shutdown, the
      meeting will be cancelled.

      Marion brought this funny video to my attention:

      eXtreme Botany: Poaceae

      New Wildflower Guides for Britain and Ireland

      50 Years of Mapping the British and Irish Flora 1962-2012

      Date: Tuesday, October 1st at 7:00 PM


      Ken Wurdack
      Research Scientist & Associate Curator
      Department of Botany
      National Museum of Natural History
      Smithsonian Institution

      Topic: Recent Explorations at the Botanical Frontier in the Pakaraima
      Mountains of western Guyana

      This talk will examine a mountainous region of western Guyana that
      includes many table-top mountains or tepuis. It will feature the 2012
      Kamakusa Mtn. Expedition and a first look at some of its scientific

      Flyer for Posting: http://botsoc.org/oct13-2.doc

      Meeting location: The Vertebrate Zoology Seminar Room WG33 (ground
      floor), West Wing of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian

      All are welcome. As usual, light refreshments will be served prior to
      and after the presentation. Contact Robin Everly (everlyr at si.edu) by
      Monday before the meeting to arrange for a badge for the upcoming meeting.

      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.

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