Valley of Flowers Chapter

 Unless otherwise noted, all programs begin at 7:00 p.m. and take place in room 108 of the Plant Bioscience Building on the
west side of 11th Avenue, on the main MSU campus.

For further information contact Jeff Copeland: 582-7671,

Joanne Jennings

608 South 7th Ave.
Bozeman, MT 59715
(406) 586-9585(406) 586-9585  


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Programs and Activities

Tuesday, October 14: Program TBA

Tuesday, November 18: Collecting and pressing plants - Matt Lavin will lead a short workshop on the how and why of collecting and pressing plant specimens for purposes of documentation, research, and teaching. A tour of the MSU Herbarium and a viewing of some of the original plant specimens in the herbarium collection will follow. Matt is a Professor in the MSU Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology and Curator of the Herbarium.

Tuesday, December 9: Winter socializing - Bring a potluck dish to share and plan to trade ideas about programs and other chapter activities we could undertake in 2015.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015: Mandeville Creek Project - Abigail Breuer and colleagues will discuss the new project to restore Mandeville Spring Creek, which flows through central Bozeman and over the Bozeman High School grounds. There are a number of opportunities for MNPS involvement in the project, including in the teaching aspects, plus selecting, planting and maintaining native plants in the restored creek corridor.