Volume 23, No. 1, Fall 2009 – The Fall 2009 issue includes: Several articles remembering Dennis Nicholls: “Before Columbus” by Dennis Nicholls; “In Memoriam,” by H. Wayne Phillips; remembrances by Steve Shelly, Kathy Lloyd, and Peter Lesica, and a poem by Dennis. Also included is an excerpt from Dakota Flora: “Chokecherry: An American Legend” and current society news.
Volume 23, No. 2, Winter 2010 – An analysis of the early, sudden, hard freeze experienced in October 2009 written by Paul Alaback; “Teaching Gardens,” by Leah Grunzke; and an article on “Dodder,” by Peter Lesica. Also included in the mailed edition were fliers on the 2010 Montana Plant Conservation Conference and The MNPS Small Grants program – you can link to information on these subjects on this website.
Volume 23, No. 3, Spring 2010 – The Spring 2010 issue includes: “Montana’s First Important Plant Area,” by Tara Carolin and Karen Shelly;”Consider the Dandelion Before You Dig,” by Peter Lesica; Notices about the 2009 Small Grants Recipients; and all sorts of Society news, the ballots for the election, and registration information for the annual meeting coming up in Southwest Montana.
Volume 23, No. 4, Summer 2010 – A biographical article on Frederick Pursh written by Walter Fertig, “What’s in a Name, Pursh and Purshia.” An article by Patrick Cross discusses, “Bladderpod: A Study in Diversity.” And Sheila Morrison highlights a new source for native seeds in, “Native Ideals Seed Company: Bryce Christiaens and Rebecca Shoemaker.”