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Minnesota Native Plant Society
A non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation and appreciation of Minnesota’s native plants and plant communities through education and public awareness

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Saturday, March 22, 2014



Dr. Harvey Ballard Jr. - Ohio University; Topic: Violets

Dr. Ballard is an authority on the topic of Violets

Dr. Robert W. Freckmann - UW Stevens Point; Topic: Panicum/Dichanthelium

You may recognize the name if familiar with the herbarium that shares his name. Dr. Freckmann is one of the best known botanists in the Midwest and he will be presenting on one of his specialties.

Perry Scott - Topic: Northern Adventures

An Unusual Collector. Visit the University of Minnesota Herbarium and you will likely see the name P.A. Scott on many of the collections. Perry Scott happens to be a cellist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra but he spends his summers botanizing; He has conducted numerous botanical field studies over the years in the BWCA and Quetico and he will be joining us to discuss his adventures.

Crystal Boyd - Natural Resources Specialist with the Minnesota Biological Survey (MN DNR); Topic: Minnesota Bees: What's All the Buzz About?

Mark White - Forest Ecologist with The Nature Conservancy; Topic: Adaptive Forest Management due to Climate Change.

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Minneapolis, MN 55455

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