Program Schedule as of June 7, 2012

posted Jun 14, 2012, 8:44 PM by Marty Nielsen

July 10

Riverbend Park

Great Falls, VA

Riverbend Park Botanical Walk: Natural History, Folklore and Ethnobotany with Alonso Abugattas.  6-8 pm.  Space is limited.  RSVP req’d:  Diana Carter at dcarter1776@yahoo.com

July 12

Green Spring Gardens

Alexandria, VA

Fern Identification Workshop with Chapter Botany Chair Cris Fleming.  6:15 to 8:15 pm.  Space is limited.  RSVP req’d: Diana Carter at dcarter1776@yahoo.com

August 11

Park Fairfax

Alexandria, VA

Summer Trees of Park Fairfax with Scott Knudsen.  9:00-11:00 am.  Summer tree identification, native habitat, and good uses for trees in the landscape.  RSVP req’d:  Scott Knudsen at sknudsen@earthlink.net

August 25

Clark’s Crossing Park

Vienna, VA

Summer Plants of Clark’s Crossing with Marty Nielsen and Diana Carter.  9:00 am to 11:00 am.  Space is limited.  RSVP req’d: Diana Carter at dcarter1776@yahoo.com

September 20

Green Spring Gardens

Alexandria, VA

Our fall lecture series begins at 7:30 pm.  Save the date: Topic will be announced on the Yahoo Group list. 

September 22

Green Spring Gardens

Alexandria, VA

VNPS Fall Native Plant Sale.  9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

October 14

Green Spring Gardens

Alexandria, VA

Potowmack Chapter Annual Members’ Meeting. 1:00 pm, then Finding Wildflowers in the Washington-Baltimore Area, a special presentation from Botany Chair Cris Fleming.  Cris was the principal author of a 1995 book with the same title.  In this talk, she will reprise several sites from the book and discuss the changes she has seen in these sites since the book’s publication.

November 15

Green Spring Gardens

Alexandria, VA

How are mountain wildflowers and pollinators responding to a changing climate?  A lecture by Dr. David Inouye of the University of MD.  7:30 – 9:00 pm.

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