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Rick Speer <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 31 Mar 2006 11:48:37 -0500
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Here is one final reminder that our Spring Meeting takes place next Saturday, April 8 at Bates College in Lewiston.  The pre-registration deadline has passed, but one may just show up and register at the door ($15 registration fee that includes lunch at the Bates cafeteria).  Hope to see everyone in Lewiston next Saturday!


Exact location: Chase Lounge in Chase Hall on Campus Avenue.  For directions to Bates College, visit their web page at:

Coffee, tea and muffins will be ready at 8:30am and the program will be starting at 9am (see draft agenda below).

Theme: The Flora of Katahdin

Draft agenda:

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
State Park

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