Ecological Restoration and its Role in Wildlife Management: Building Plant Communities to Support Animals

On the evening of Thursday the 23rd of January, beginning at 7:30PM, the Philadelphia Botanical Club will have its monthly public meeting, and Mike McGraw, of Applied Ecological Services, will talk about plants and animals, in a lecture titled ‘Ecological Restoration and its Role in Wildlife Management: Building Plant Communities to Support Animals’.

For more information, see here: http://darwin.ansp.org/hosted/botany_club/meeting.html

The Delmarva Lichen Manual: A New Botanical Resource for the Atlantic Coast

On the evening of Thursday the 19th of December, beginning at 7:30PM, the Philadelphia Botanical Club will have its monthly public meeting, and James Lendemer, from the New York Botanical Garden, will talk about lichens, in a lecture titled ‘The Delmarva Lichen Manual: A New Botanical Resource for the Atlantic Coast’.

For more information, see here: http://darwin.ansp.org/hosted/botany_club/meeting.html

For more about the manual, see here: http://www.torreybotanical.org/publications/memoirs/memoirs-of-the-torrey-botanical-society-volume-28-delmarva-lichens-an-illustrated-manual/

Photographs, by James Lendemer, of the lichens Cladonia subtenuis, Lobaria quercizans, and Parmotrema hypotropum:

 

“A Gloriously Futile Tallgrass Prairie and Oak Savanna Restoration Attempt in Central Iowa”

On the evening of Thursday the 21st of November, beginning at 7:30PM, the Philadelphia Botanical Club will have its monthly public meeting, and Rob Fleming will talk about ecological restoration, in a lecture titled ‘A Gloriously Futile Tallgrass Prairie and Oak Savanna Restoration Attempt in Central’.

For more information, see here: http://darwin.ansp.org/hosted/botany_club/meeting.html

Investigating Geoedaphic Meadows, Glades, and Grasslands in Southeastern Pennsylvania

On the evening of Thursday the 23rd of May, beginning at 7:30PM, the Philadelphia Botanical Club will have its monthly public meeting, and Will Ryan (of the Academy of Natural Sciences) will talk about local plant ecology, in a lecture titled ‘Investigating Geoedaphic Meadows, Glades, and Grasslands in Southeastern Pennsylvania’.

For more information, see here: http://darwin.ansp.org/hosted/botany_club/meeting.html

Japanese Flowering Cherries

On the evening of Thursday the 25th of April, beginning at 7:30PM, the Philadelphia Botanical Club will have its monthly public meeting, and Anthony Aiello (of the Morris Arboretum) will talk about history and horticulture, in a lecture titled ‘Japanese Flowering Cherries: A 100-Year-Long Love Affair’.

For more information, see here: http://darwin.ansp.org/hosted/botany_club/meeting.html

Bees and Urban Flora: Exploring the Trophic Ecology of Ornamentals, Remnants, and “Weeds” in the City

On the evening of Thursday the 28th of February, beginning at 7:30PM, the Philadelphia Botanical Club will have its monthly public meeting, and Doug Sponsler (of Penn State) will talk about urban plants and their pollinators, in a lecture titled ‘Bees and Urban Flora: Exploring the Trophic Ecology of Ornamentals, Remnants, and “Weeds” in the City’.

For more information, see here: http://darwin.ansp.org/hosted/botany_club/meeting.html