V 13, No. 1, Fall 1999 -Note: this edition is labeled as “Summer/Autumn 1999. In a small grants report, Kathryn Warner describes the, “Native Plant Museum and Educational Collection: A Joint Project of the University of Montana and the Montana Natural History Center”; Dennis Nichols and Kathy Lloyd report, “Flora of Mount Helena Dedication”; field trip reports cover trips to the Melrose area and Bull River area where both a wildflower newly reported in Montana and a possible record Red Alder were seen; Kathy Lloyd highlighted the annual meeting; Hal Vosen presented a summary of information on, “Echinacea: The Real Flower Power,” based on a presentation by Ryan Meccage at Range Days in Carter County; and Bonnie Heidel describes the place of annuals in, “Masters of Change”.
V 13, No. 2, Winter 2000 -Problems with Tamarisk, Russian Olive, Lehmann Lovegrass and other invasive species are covered by Peter Lesica in, “Weeds We Invited”; pieces by Kathy Lloyd and Lisa Bay describe problems with the policy review then underway regarding use of off-highway vehicles; Robyn Klein describes the “Conservation of Medicinal Plants” and “How to make a Tincture”; and a memoriam for Warren H. “Herb” Wagner.
V 13, No. 3, Spring 2000 -Loren Bahls pays tribute to a favorite Professor in, “Jack Rumely: Wit, good humor & botanical insights”; in “Those Days on Pioneer Ridge,” Terry Divoky describes the potential perils of being a hike leader; “Hawkweeds in Montana,” first of a two-parts by Peter Rice and Sarah Wilhelm; in a Big Sky Sketch, Bonnie Heidel answers, “Cryptantha WHO?”; Dennis Nichols celebrates “Early Bloomers” in the Heron area; andn Hal Vosen reviews, Roadside Use of Native Plants, Bonnie L. Harper-Lore, editor, published by USDOT.
V 13, No. 4, Summer 2000 -In, “Are There Carnivorous Plants All Around Us?” Peter Lesica describes research into the possibility that a number of sticky species may be “protocarnivorous” plants as postulated by Charles Darwin to exist; Dennis Nichols describes Wayne Phillips’s alter-ego, Meriwether Lewis in, “The Man with the Dual Personality”; “Knapweed: What Kind of Threat,” by David C. Atkins talks about possible toxins in various species and the wisdom of wearing gloves when pulling weeds; the second of two pieces on, “Hawkweeds in Montana,” by Peter Rice and Sarah Wilhelm; field trip reports cover various trips in and around the Flathead, a “Botany ‘Blowout’ and the Matador; the Gardner Lake Trail; and a trip to the slopes of Berray Mountain in the Cabinets; a Big Sky Sketch by Lisa Larsen covers, “Spike-Moss: Plants older than them thar hills?”; and a Small Grants Report by Jan Metzmaker on, “A Community Project: Transforming an industrial site into a native plants paradise,” in Whitefish