[BSW] Next meeting + eXtreme Botany
kathy at fred.net
Sun Sep 29 13:22:26 BST 2013
Meeting Reminder Below
Remember, if there is a government shutdown, the
meeting will be cancelled.
Marion brought this funny video to my attention:
eXtreme Botany: Poaceae
New Wildflower Guides for Britain and Ireland
50 Years of Mapping the British and Irish Flora 1962-2012
Date: Tuesday, October 1st at 7:00 PM
Research Scientist & Associate Curator
Department of Botany
National Museum of Natural History
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
Flyer for Posting: http://botsoc.org/oct13-2.doc
Meeting location: The Vertebrate Zoology Seminar Room WG33 (ground
floor), West Wing of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian
All are welcome. As usual, light refreshments will be served prior to
and after the presentation. Contact Robin Everly (everlyr at si.edu) by
Monday before the meeting 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.
More information about the BSW