Thanks to the hard work of the Clark Fork Chapter the 2018 Annual Meeting was a great success. The Annual Meeting Page now announces next year's Annual Meeting and teases about more information to come. Mark your calendar soon. September updates include more specific information on the date and location.(7/2) Kelseya Spring and Summer Abstract
The spring Kelseya and summer Kelseya abstract is now available on the Kelseya page.(4/29) Summer Field Trip Guide 2018
The 2018 Summer Field Trip Guide 2018 is now posted online.(4/10) Biographical Essay on Mary Vaux Walcott by Elizabeth Bergstrom
Links to a biographical essay on Mary Vaux Walcott written by Elizabeth Bergstrom may be found on the Pioneer Botanists page as well as on the Stolon Stories page along with other information on this notable botanical artist. (4/10)Kelseya Winter Issue
The Winter Issue of the Kelseya is now posted along with a summary of the current issue. Members receive the current issue right away – join or renew to receive the latest issue automatically by mail or email.
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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)