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
College,

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