[BSW] Next Meeting + June 9 field trip + more

Kathy Bilton kathy at fred.net
Mon Apr 23 10:41:57 CDT 2012


Next meeting: Tuesday, May 1, 7 PM
Speaker: Cavan Allen
Topic: Planted Aquariums: the hobby and the search for suitable new 
species
Flyer:   http://www.botsoc.org/may12.doc

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A field trip to Ice Mountain in honour of Larry Morse has been arranged 
for 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 9th.  Details will be provided in upcoming 
weeks. Ice Mountain is about 10 miles beyond Winchester.   It's about a 2 
hour drive from Washington.

Here is Steve Bailes' page about visiting Ice Mountain:
http://stevebailes.org/icemountain/visit.htm

Some may wish to go to the area the day before.  Steve's page  has some 
possible lodging sites listed.  The old resort of Capon Springs is also 
located not too far away, about 30-40 minutes from the meeting spot for 
the field trip.  http://caponsprings.net/

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National Wildlife Federation, working with Landscape Designer John Magee, 
is sponsoring a 15-location wildlife garden tour in Fairfax and Loudoun 
Counties Virginia on Saturday, May 12, 2012.

Details at: http://online.nwf.org/site/Calendar?id=105981&view=Detail

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Early Bloomers
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/19/opinion/early-bloomers.html




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