The histories of landscapes and the plants in them are thoroughly rooted with the histories of the people who study them – to read about one of those histories, see here:
Update: Due to an unanticipated conflict with a professional obligation, Mike McGraw will not be presenting at this month’s Philadelphia Botanical Club meeting.
Matthew R. Halley will be the speaker at the meeting this Thursday, February 25th. The title of his presentation is, “Kin structure and mating system of the Veery (Catharus fuscescens) in the Mid-Atlantic Piedmont, with a review of nest site vegetation and the use of alien plant parts in nest construction.”
For more information, see here: http://darwin.ansp.org/hosted/botany_club/meeting.html
Botanical Club meetings are open to the public.
Text of prior announcement: “On the evening of Thursday the 25th of February, beginning at 7:30PM, the Philadelphia Botanical Club will have its monthly meeting, and Mike McGraw will talk about his work in wildlife biology and its intersections with the plant world, in a lecture titled “A Wildlife Biologist’s Guide to Field Botany in the Northeast”