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Mike Auger <[log in to unmask]>
Sun, 6 Mar 2005 14:32:24 -0500
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Hi Rick,

I received notice of this so there's no need to send a paper copy.
Interesting program and I'll certainly be there.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Speer" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Sunday, March 06, 2005 2:11 PM
Subject: JBS Spring Meeting

> Our Spring Meeting will take place on Saturday, April 9 in Chase Hall at
Bates College in Lewiston.  The theme for the meeting is "The Future of
Plant Conservation in Maine" and a number of people have been working hard
on the planning: Hank Tyler, Christopher Campbell, Arthur Haines, Alison
Dibble, and Don Cameron.  I'll paste in the draft agenda below.
> PLEASE if you receive this meeting notice, email me directly at
[log in to unmask] to let me know that you have it.  That way we can
save some postage.  (For all those that I have not heard from, I will be
sending out a paper notice next week.)  So, if you are reading this, email
> The meeting will begin at 9am and is scheduled to end at 3pm.  The
pre-registration cost is $12 (includes lunch at the Bates College
cafeteria).  Please make out a check payable to 'Rick Speer' and mail it to
me at the address below.  (Registration at the door will be $15.)
> For directions to Bates, look on their website at:
> http://www.bates.edu/directions.xml
> Rick Speer
> 566 N. Auburn Road
> Auburn ME 04210
> (207) 783-8463
> Draft Agenda
> Spring JBS Meeting
> Saturday, April 9th
> “The Future of Plant Conservation in Maine”
> Christopher Campbell, Moderator, Professor of Plant Systematics, UMaine
> 8:30     Registration
> 9:00     Welcoming by Christopher Campbell
> 9:05     Why It Is Important to Conserve Rare Plants * Dr. Alison Dibble,
Plant Conservation Biologist, Brooklin, Maine
> 9:30     Conservation Status of Maine’s Rarest Plants * Don Cameron,
Department of Conservation, Natural Areas Program
> 10:00   Break
> 10:30   Future Conservation Issues in Maine * Karin Tilberg, Deputy
Commissioner, Department of Conservation
> 11:00   Special Plant Habitats * Arthur Haines, consulting botanist
> 11:30   Plant Monitoring and Landowner Contact Program * Bill Brumback,
New England Wild Flower Society
> 12:00   Lunch
> 1:15     Panel Discussion: Getting Involved in Future Plant Conservation
>             Hank Tyler, Moderator
> Panel members:
>             Rep. Elaine Makas, Lewiston
>             Karen Tilberg, Deputy Commissioner, Department of Conservation
>             Bonnie Loundsbury, past president, Androscoggin Land Trust
>             Theresa Kerchner, executive director, Kennebec Land Trust
>             Andy Cutko, Maine Natural Areas Program
>             Josh Royte, The Nature Conservancy
>             Paula Thompson, State Planning Office, Senior Planner
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