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In Memoriam: R. F. Thorne

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Robert Folger Thorne (1920-2015) Curator emeritus of the herbarium at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Robert Folger ‘Bob’ Thorne peacefully passed away on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. He was 94. Bob’s…
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Eagle Hill’s Summer Field Courses 2015

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One-week-long courses taught in Steuben, Me by experts from the United States, Canada, and Europe, Eagle Hill field courses are of special interest because they focus on the natural history of one of North…
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Grady Webster Euphorbiaceae Virtual Herbarium and Publications

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UC Davis Professor Dr. Grady Webster (1927-2005) was an internationally recognized expert on the Euphorbiaceae who helped countless scientists identify their Euphorbiaceae collections. Due to Dr. Webster’s efforts, the herbarium at…
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Student Travel Grants available!

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The ASPT Membership Committee is happy to announce that the popular student travel grant lottery from previous years will be continued this year. The ASPT Council approved awarding 45 travel…
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New Proposal for Information Collection from Herbaria

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The Department of the Interior is proposing new requirements that would potentially result in significant time burden for curators and collections managers.  Feedback about this proposal will be accepted until March…
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NSF-SSB workshop in Guaruja!

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The Society of Systematic Biologists (SSB) invites graduate students to apply for travel awards to attend a Model-based Molecular Systematics workshop on Friday, June 26 at Evolution meetings in Guaruja, Brazil.…
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Daniel F. Austin

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Daniel F. Austin, formerly of Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, and recently affiliated with the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson, AZ, died January 20, 2015 after suffering a major stroke. He…
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Time to renew!

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Have you renewed your membership yet for 2015? It is not too late! The ASPT Membership Committee has prepared the following description of benefits for membership in ASPT. Please join…
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New England Botanical Society Research Conference

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The New England Botanical Club is preparing to celebrate its 120th anniversary by hosting a major botanical research conference June 5-7, 2015, at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. We…
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Tropical Botany Course

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The Kampong of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, in collaboration with Florida International University, the International Center for Tropical Botany, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and the Montgomery Botanical Center, will offer…
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