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The Twelfth Latin American Botanical Congress

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XII Latin American Botanical Congress

October 21-28, 2018, Quito, Ecuador

http://www.congresolatinoamericanobotanica.org/english.html


Next Generation Biology: from Species to Ecosystems

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64th Annual Fall Symposium

Next Generation Biology: from Species to Ecosystems

Missouri Botanical Garden

St. Louis, Missouri

October 13-14, 2017

Organizing committee: Monica Carlsen, Christy Edwards,
Peter Hoch, Iván Jiménez, and James Miller

http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/plant-science/plant-science/resources/conferences-and-seminars/annual-systematics-symposium.aspx


How to be an Effective Conference Session Moderator

Contributed by rhund on Jun 24, 2017 - 12:38 PM

If you are a new researcher embarking on your career, one of the best and quickest ways for you to develop your professional network is to act as a session moderator at a conference in your field. Not only does this associate your name with a topic or area, but you will also have the opportunity to connect with your peers and to meet top senior researchers in your field. However, this is also a very public role that you may feel hesitant at first to embrace. Here are a few tips to get you started.


Eagle Hill Institute Natural History Science 2017 Field Seminars

Contributed by rhund on Jan 30, 2017 - 02:02 PM

Eagle Hill Institute, located on the eastern coast of Maine, will host seminars and workshops focusing on natural history during Summer 2017. These workshops are in support of field biologists, researchers, field naturalists, faculty members, students, and artists with interests in the natural history sciences.


In-residence course/workshop on systematics tropical plants, May 21 – June 18, 2017.

Contributed by rhund on Nov 09, 2016 - 03:57 PM

The Kampong of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, in collaboration with Florida International University, the International Center for Tropical Botany, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and the Montgomery Botanical Center, will offer an intensive, in-residence course/workshop on the systematics of tropical plants, in Coconut Grove, Florida, from May 21 – June 18, 2017.


Blog post: Botany is not dead, but this plant is

Contributed by rhund on Oct 28, 2016 - 02:32 PM
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BSA member Jennifer Ackerfield blogs about the ongoing importance of herbaria:
"Protecting and caring for these invaluable and irreplaceable resources must be at the forefront for universities, botanic gardens, and museums. Because only time will tell what herbarium specimens will be used for in the future, as permanent records of the past."
https://alienplantation.wordpress.com/2016/10/24/guest-post-botany-is-not-dead-but-this-plant-is/


THE 13th ANNUAL SOUTHEASTERN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION CONFERENCE

Contributed by wdahl2002 on Dec 29, 2015 - 09:30 AM
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THE 13th ANNUAL SOUTHEASTERN ECOLOGY AND EVOLUTION CONFERENCE WILL BE HELD AT FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY IN TALLAHASSEE, FL MARCH 11–13, 2016.


BioBlitz Celebrates 10th Anniversary at Shaw Nature Reserve

Contributed by rhund on Aug 31, 2015 - 11:09 AM

Here’s your chance to learn about everything from butterflies to birds, crickets to katydids!  This is the 10th year of Academy BioBlitz events and the first of its kind held in outside of an urban park, offering a larger array of species to explore. Join teams of scientists and skilled naturalists during the Academy of Science – St. Louis BioBlitz at the Shaw Nature Reserve, <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1055997972" tabindex="0">Sept. 18 & 19. The event is free of charge and open to the public.  All ages are welcome.


Gene Conservation of Tree Species - May 16 – 19, 2016 - Chicago, Illinois

Contributed by hcacanindin on Aug 21, 2015 - 10:55 AM
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This workshop will bring together a mix of land managers, conservation and restoration practitioners, researchers, and non-governmental organizations who share the goal of conserving tree species.  In addition, to foster collaboration and networking, time has been built into the agenda and space will be available for affiliated groups/chapters to hold meetings and/or promote their work. http://www.fs.fed.us/about-agency/gene-conservation-workshop


June 13 is National Get Outdoors Day

Contributed by cadams on Jun 10, 2015 - 12:07 PM
The 8th annual National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day) is this Satuday, June 13. Prime goals include reacing underserved populations, encouraging first-time visitors to public lands, and reconnecting youth to the great outdoors. Learn more at www.nationalgetoutdoorsday.org, and look for events in your neighborhood in their list of locations.


USFS International Programs Seminar: Green Value – An innovative tool for...community forest enterprises: June 12 (12-1 EST)

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US Forest Service International Programs Seminar Series presents: Green Value– An innovative tool for evaluating and strengthening the financial viability of community forest enterprises



Training Courses at The Distributed European School of Taxonomy

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The Distributed European School of Taxonomy (DEST, http://www.taxonomytraining.eu), originally funded by the EC in the framework of the EDIT project, has launched two types of training courses at various European research facilities and universities.


Call For Proposals - Sabbatical Scholars And Collaborative Working Groups - Deadlines Vary

Contributed by admin on May 29, 2015 - 06:06 PM
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Proposals for Sabbaticals and for collaborative working groups (Working Groups and Catalysis Meetings) are now being accepted at The National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent). We are looking to support innovative approaches to outstanding problems in evolutionary biology.


Trainers invited for Distributed European School of Taxonomy

Contributed by admin on May 29, 2015 - 06:01 PM
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New training providers are most welcome to participate in training delivery within the Distributed European School of Taxonomy.


BOSON UNILAG 2015 - Plant Science in an Ever Changing World - August 16-20 2014, Lagos, Nigeria

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The Botanical Society of Nigeria invites you to her 2015 International Conference to be held at the University of Lagos, Lagos Nigeria.

For sponsorship and adverts, please contact boson@unilag.edu.ng or oogundipe@unilag.edu.ng. Abstract submission information will be out soon.


IRES: Molecular Ecology and Evolution of Marine Photosynthetic Organisms - Station Biologique de Roscoff, France

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This NSF-funded International Research Experience for Students (IRES) will provide US graduate students with opportunities to gain international research experience at the Station Biologique de Roscoff  (SBR) in France, a research and training center in marine biology, oceanography, and marine genomics operated by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and the Université Pierre et Marie Curie.


Go Botany!

Contributed by admin on May 29, 2015 - 05:53 PM
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New England Wild Flower Society announces Go Botany, a suite of new on-line tools for anyone interested in plants. Use Go Botany in the field or on your desktop computer to identify and learn about thousands of native and naturalized plant species of New England.