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What's New

What's New on this Site or otherwise with the Montana Native Plant Society

Here's what's new:

  • The Summer Kelseya and abstract for the Fall issue are now available on the Kelseya page. (10/2)
  • The dates for the biennial Montana Native Plant Conservation Conference have been announced - information is posted on the Conference Page. (10/2) 
  • Chapter activities for fall are being posted as received. The Flathead and Clark Fork Chapters are now up to date. (9/23) 
  • New links to reviews of our Pioneer Botanists book are posted.
  • A link to a UM video celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Montana Native Plant Garden at the University is now available.
  • Stolon Stories is a growing feature including stories about how background information was uncovered in the process of editing and developing the Pioneer Botanists book now avaliable from the Montana Native Plant Society.

  • A new book, published by the Montana Native Plant Society, Montana’s Pioneer Botanists: Exploring the Mountains and Prairies, is available. For more information click here. See also a review of the book in the Spring 2017 edition of the Kelseya. (4/8)

Some useful things:

  • Professor Cathy Cripps, who presented programs on mushrooms at the 2014 Montana Native Plant Society Annual Meeting in 2014, has written a recently published guide to local fungi. Here is a link to the Montana State University publication announcement. 
  • Three mobile device apps that may be of interest to MNPS members are now available from High Country Apps http://www.highcountryapps.com: "Montana Grasses," "Glacier Wildflowers," and "Flora of Yellowstone."
  • The author for "Montana Grasses" is Dr. Matt Lavin of MSU and the author for "Glacier Wildflowers" is Montana Native Plant Society member, Shannon Kimball. For "Flora of Yellowstone" the author is Whitney Tilt. All 3 are members of their local native plant societies. High Country Apps has confirmed that they are donating 5% of proceeds from the "Montana Grasses" app to the state-wide Montana Native Plant Society. For Glacier, they will donate 5% of proceeds to Glacier National Park Conservancy and for Yellowstone, 5% will go to theYellowstone Park Foundation. (Works on most applicable devices; Minimum OS versions are iOS 5.0 and Android 2.2)

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