Mon, 6 Mar 2006 14:19:28 -0500
The JBS Spring Meeting is only four short weeks away! We will be
gathering in the usual space at Bates College on Saturday, April 8.
Coffee, tea and muffins will be ready at 8:30am and the program will be
starting at 9am (see draft agenda below).
The pre-registration fee is $12 and includes lunch at the Bates
cafeteria. (Registration at the door is $15.) Please pre-register by
Friday, March 31 by sending a $12 check made payable to: Rick Speer.
Mail to Rick at 566 N. Auburn Road, Auburn, ME 04210. If you have
questions, contact Rick by phone: 783-8463; or Email:
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For directions to Bates College, visit their web page at:
Theme: The Flora of Katahdin
8:30 AM * registration, refreshments, and reconnecting
9:00 AM * Chris Campbell * Welcome and announcements
9:10 AM * Opening remarks by Jensen Bissell, Director of Baxter State
9:15 AM * Alison Dibble: Ecology, botanical history, and conservation
concerns on Katahdin
10:15 AM * Jean Hoekwater: Katahdin's flora: Forever wild in Baxter
10:30 AM * BREAK
11:00 AM * Jim Hinds: Katahdin's lichens
12 noon * LUNCH
1:00 PM * Norton Miller: High altitude bryophytes of Katahdin and
some geological correlates
2:00 PM * Arthur Haines: Recent floristic research in Baxter State
3:00 PM * adjournment