[BSW] 2014 Eagle Hill schedule out + Next Meeting - Jan. 7 + More

Kathy Bilton kathy at fred.net
Fri Dec 20 22:14:21 GMT 2013

Eagle Hill Institute schedule of 2014 seminars and workshops (Maine)

Good news about woodpeckers: they seem to love the emerald ash borers
(Researchers were assisted by Ohio middle schoolers)

Julie Moore talks about Longleaf Pine in a Natureserve-posted video

Experts Say Real Trees Are The Greenest Way To Celebrate Christmas 

The above two links were found on the Maryland Native Plant Society 
Facebook page, where one can also find some pictures from the December 15 
Chapman Forest walk.

Next meeting: Tuesday, January 7, 7 PM
  Speaker:  Ken Wurdack
(rescheduled from October when museum was closed because of government 
   Department of Botany
   National Museum of Natural History
   Smithsonian Institution

"Recent Explorations at the Botanical Frontier in the Pakaraima Mountains 
of western Guyana"

The flyer is here: http://www.botsoc.org/jan14.doc

                  Meeting location: VZ Conference Room (WG 33) on the 
ground floor of the west wing, Smithsonian Institution, 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 

                 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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