[BSW] Next BSW meeting TUesday, May 7 + Impatiens problems + More

Kathy Bilton kathy at fred.net
Fri May 3 10:27:07 CDT 2013


Impatiens for the garden face growing threat
http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-03-20/features/bs-ae-impatiens-mildew-20130320_1_impatiens-margery-daughtrey-garden-centers
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May 9, 2013 7:30-9:00PM
Magnolia Bogs of the Fall Line
Green Spring Garden Park
Rod Simmons, Natural Resource Specialist, City
http://www.vnps-pot.org/news/maylecture-magnoliabogsofthefallline

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Next BSW meeting Tuesday, May 7 at 7 pm

Speaker: Mauricio Diazgranados, Post-Doctoral Researcher, Department of 
Botany, Smithsonian Institution

Topic:  Frailejones (Espeletiinae, Compositae) páramos and expeditions in 
the northern Andes

Meeting location: In May in the Cathy Kerby Room (Room CE-340). After 
that, the meetings will return to the Vertebrate Zoology Seminar Room WG33 
(ground floor), Smithsonian Institution, West Wing of the National Museum 
of Natural History, 10th St. and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC. 
Use the Constitution Avenue entrance; wait to be escorted up. All are 
welcome. As usual, light refreshments will be served prior to and after 
the presentation.

Badge: Contact Rob Soreng (sorengr at si.edu) by Monday, May 6th to 
arrange for a badge for the March meeting.

Flyer for Posting: http://botsoc.org/bswmay13.pdf

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Marion Lobstein gave me permission to make available online an article she 
recently sent me about spring wildflowers. It's entitled: Background on 
Spring Wildflowers and includes sections on Ecological Factors, 
Photosynthesis, Assimilation, Pollination and Fruit and Seed Dispersal. 
http://botsoc.org/SpringWildflowerBackground.doc

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Bad Beehaviour
http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21576627-strange-case-bandit-bumblebees-bad-beehaviour

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Antietam Battlefield/Snavely Ford Bird Walk May 4 7:30 a.m.
http://potomacaudubon.org/calendar?eventId=670779


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