[BSW] Next meeting: Tuesday, October 1st - Guyana

Kathy Bilton kathy at fred.net
Fri Sep 20 11:59:21 CDT 2013


Next Meeting

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

Speaker:  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 
findings.

Flyer for Posting: http://botsoc.org/oct13.pdf

Contact Robin Everly (everlyr at si.edu) by Monday, September 30, 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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