[BSW] Ivy + JObs + Flora of Virginia

Kathy Bilton kathy at fred.net
Sun Mar 3 11:46:31 CST 2013


Via Rod:
The Urban Jungle had a column about Ivy on February 19:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/metro/urban-jungle/pages/130219.html

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Via Jil:
A couple of job openings with the Tamarisk Coalition in Colorado:
Outreach Coordinator
http://jobs.oriongrassroots.org/job/outreach-coordinator-grand-junction-co-tamarisk-coalition-7ca7ee4377/?d=1&source=site_home
Program Coordinator
http://jobs.oriongrassroots.org/job/program-coordinator-grand-junction-co-tamarisk-coalition-3b16ca385d/?d=1&source=site_home

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Via VNPS-POT:

The Potowmack Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society invites you to
our March lecture in the series "Celebrating the Natural Communities of 
VA":

Using the new Flora of Virginia:

A manual to the manual
By co-author Chris Ludwig

Thursday, March 14   7:30 - 9:00 pm at

Green Spring Gardens
4603 Green Spring Road
Alexandria, VA

VNPS programs are free and open to the public.  No reservations are
necessary for lectures.

The 1554-page Flora of Virginia contains vast amounts of
information to help beginners through experts understand and appreciate
Virginia's native and naturalized plants.  During this talk, Chris Ludwig

will present many features designed into the Flora manual to help us
thoroughly understand these plants.

You are encouraged to bring your copy of the Flora.

Chris Ludwig is co-author of the Flora of Virginia.  He is the Chief 
Biologist for Virginia's Department of Conservation and Recreation, where 
he directs a team of botanists, zoologists, and ecologists in their quest 
to identify all of the rare species populations and significant natural 
communities in Virginia.  He co-founded the Flora of Virginia Foundation, 
formed to produce the first modern manual to the vascular Flora of 
Virginia. The Flora was published in December 2012.

NOTE: If you do not yet have a copy of The Flora of Virginia, there are 
still some copies available from the first printing.  They can be 
purchased via Amazon at

http://www.amazon.com/Flora-Virginia-Alan-S-Weakley/dp/1889878383/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1361310234&sr=8-1&keywords=flora+of+virginia

or via Brit Press at http://brit.org/brit-press/books/virginia






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