Botanical Club meetings are open to the public.
Meetings begin at 7:30 PM.
During the pandemic, all meetings will be 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, David Hewitt.
A list of previous meetings is available.
Overview of the iNaturalist App and the City Nature Challenge from Billy Brown
and Members' Reports on Summer Botanizing
Members are invited to present photos or slides. To do that,
email your materials to Joe Rucker:
. Ideal is a single PDF or PowerPoint file, but individual photos are also fine.
Re-Discovering Central New Jersey Forests with Historic Roots to Aldo Leopold and Joseph Bonaparte
Dan Druckenbrod, Associate Professor and Director of Sustainability at Rider University (faculty page)
The Importance of Urban Gardening in the Time of COVID-19
Brenda Lin, CSIRO (profile)
A History of the London Planetree in Philadelphia
Lara Roman, US Forest Service (profile)
Jason Hafstad, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
The Lichen Flora of Wickecheoke Creek Preserve (Hunterdon County, NJ)
A Plantsman's Adventures in Kazakhstan and the Altai Mountains
Paul Meyer, former director of Morris Arboretum
Urban Landscape Inspirations from Native Plant Communities
Ethan Dropkin of Larry Weaner Lanscape Associates. To get a taste of Ethan's thinking, read his article on design insights from native plant communities.
Tools for Understanding and Identifying the Flora of the Mid-Atlantic States
Alan Weakley, Director of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Herbarium, coauthor of Flora of Virginia, and author of Flora of the Southeastern United States