[BSW] Wildflower weekends - Post article: re Latin nomenclature - Misc.

Kathy Bilton kathy at fred.net
Fri Jan 20 22:37:34 CST 2012


Article in Thursday's Post:
Botanists agree to loosen Latin’s grip
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/botanists-agree-to-loosen-latins-grip/2012/01/09/gIQAANVe8P_story.html

And from Nature:
http://blogs.nature.com/news/2012/01/revised-rules-for-botanical-taxonomy-take-effect.html

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Taxing times for taxonomy
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/technology/Taxing+times+taxonomy/6028252/story.html

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April Native Plant sale and other Arlington Parks activities
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/vnps-pot/message/3048

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3 Upcoming Spring Wildflower Weekends:

April 25-29 61st annual Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
Smoky Mountains National Park
http://www.springwildflowerpilgrimage.org/schedule/

May 4-6 Flora Quest in Adams County, Ohio
http://www.flora-quest.com/

"Established in 2007, Flora-Quest is a hands-on botanical adventure 
focusing on native plants and the conservation of natural areas. Centered 
at the beautiful Shawnee State Park resort in the middle of Ohio’s largest 
contiguous forest, a mind-boggling array of plants is at our fingertips."

May 10-13 FIFTY­FIRST ANNUAL WEST VIRGINIA WILDFLOWER PILGRIMAGE 
at beautiful Blackwater Falls State Park, Davis, West Virginia
http://www.wvdnr.gov/Wildflower_pilgrimage_2012.pdf

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Next BSW meeting, Tuesday, February 7th. 7 PM Cathy Kerby Room. 
Speaker and topic TBA.


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