The Strange But True Story of the Dawn Redwood

On the evening of Thursday the 15th of November, beginning at 7:30PM, the Philadelphia Botanical Club will have its monthly public meeting, and Jill Jonnes (Jilljonnes.com ; author of numerous books, in including “Urban Forests”) will talk about plants and history, in a lecture titled “The Strange But True Story of the Dawn Redwood”.

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

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Rock Wren in Pennsylvania

A Rock Wren was recently located nearby to Philadelphia, and – as is so often the case – there is a rich historic link to be found, connecting our current landscapes to what, and who, was here before:

https://matthewhalley.wordpress.com/2018/10/05/rock-wrens-in-pennsylvania/

Mid-Atlantic Megalopolis: Understanding Urbanization through Plant Specimens

On the evening of Thursday the 26th of April, beginning at 7:30PM, the Philadelphia Botanical Club will have its monthly meeting, and Tanya Livshultz (of the Academy of Natural Sciences) and Cindy Skema (of the Morris Arboretum) will talk about city plants, in a lecture titled “Mid-Atlantic Megalopolis: Understanding Urbanization through Plant Specimens”.

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