Our Journal, Bartonia
Botanical Club meetings are open to the public.
Meetings begin at 7:30 PM.
Many of our meetings are held by Zoom. Instructions for joining the meeting will be
emailed to members on the day of the meeting.
Non-members can request that information by emailing by 10 PM the day before the meeting.
If you have an idea for a future program, please contact
the Program Committee chair, Rebekah Armstrong, .
A list of previous meetings is available.
Members' Reports on Summer Botanizing
Members are invited to present photos or slides. To do that,
email your materials to Joe Rucker:
. If possible, consolidate your photos in a single PDF or PowerPoint file, but individual photos are also OK. The deadline for submission of photos is noon on the day of the meeting.
Plants of the Appalachian Shale Barrens
Ian Caton, Wood Thrush Native Nursery
Identifying Changes in the Wabash River Corridor's Vascular Plant Flora
Richard Hull, recipient of the Bayard Long Award
How plants cultivate microbes to obtain nutrients
James White, Rugters University (White lab web site)
Exploring Cryptic Biodiversity: Towards a Better Understanding of the Ecological Processes that Regulate Soil Seed Banks
Castilleja Olmsted, University of Pittsburgh
Declining Trends of Narthecium americanum in Wharton State Forest
Jessica Ray, Raritan Valley Community College
The Ecological Importance of Small Forests in Our Megalopolis
Vince D'Amico, Team Leader, Philadelphia Field Station, US Forest Service
On Zoom and at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, 1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia. Enter through the side entrance on 19th Street. Take the elevator behind the reception desk to the third floor, then follow the signs to the Bees Classroom.
Program to be announced
Taking Cues from Habitat: Under-Utilized Native Plants for the Garden: Janet Novak
Social Media for Botany: Andrew Conboy