Hi Rick:

I'm planning to go to the JBS spring meeting, but likely won't get to
Lewiston until very late on Friday night, so I'll stay in a motel.  Looking
forward to seeing you.  Many thanks for organizing this meeting.  It looks
very interesting.  Best wishes,


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Subject: JBS Spring Meeting Announcement

The *Spring JBS meeting*, entitled Challenging groups in the flora of Maine,
is scheduled for Sat., 28 March 2009, 9am -3pm, in Chase Hall, Bates

Lewiston.The goal of this meeting is to review some of the most
taxonomically challenging groups in Maine, including Sphagnum (presented by
Dick Andrus), Fungi (Seanna Annis), Lichens (Steve Selva), Crataegus (Arthur
Haines), and Amelanchier (Chris Campbell).  The pre-registration cost for
this meeting is $15 and should be sent to Rick Speer (check payable to JBS,
mailed to 566 N. Auburn Road, Auburn, ME 04210) by March 20.  (Registration
at the door will be $20.)

The draft agenda for the meeting is pasted in below.

Questions?  Email Rick at [log in to unmask] or call: (207) 783-8463.

JBS Spring Meeting 2009

Saturday, 28 March 2009

Bates College, Lewiston, Maine

Taxonomically challenging groups in the flora of Maine

8:30 AM - registration, refreshments, and reconnecting

9:00 AM - Chris Campbell - Welcome and announcements

9:15 AM - Fungi (Seanna Annis, University of Maine)

9:55 AM - Lichens (Steve Selva, University of Maine, Fort Kent)

10:35 - BREAK

11:05 - *Sphagnum* (Dick Andrus, University of New York, Binghamton)

11:45 - LUNCH

1:00 PM - *Crataegus*, hawthorn (Arthur Haines, Delta Institute)

1:40 PM - *Amelanchier*, shadbush* *(Chris Campbell, University of Maine)

2:20 PM - Wrap up and discussion

3:00 - Adjournment