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2012 Pennsylvania Botany Symposium

  • 11/09/2012
  • 11/10/2012
  • Powdermill Nature Reserve, near Donegal, PA

Sponsoring Organizations: Pennsylvania Native Plant Society, Botanical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Western Pennsylvania Conservancy

Several plant conservation institutions have teamed up to initiate a biennial meeting that brings academic and amateur botanists together to share current research in the region. Invited speakers will cover a variety of topics, including important recent field discoveries, early botany in North America, species interactions in a Pennsylvania forest, lichens of Pennsylvania, recovery of rare native plants after invasive species removal, and addressing the shortage of botanical capacity in academia and land management agencies.

Registration and More Information: The registration fee is $75 and includes Friday night, plus breakfast and lunch on Saturday. For links to more details and registration information, download the conference flyer: Or visit the Pennsylvania Native Plant Society web site at or contact the conference coordinator, Lisa Smith at

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