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How the Native Plants of North America Can Be a Useful Resource to You – September 11

September 11, 2023 @ 6:45 pm 8:30 pm

Please join us for our chapter meeting on Zoom!

6:35 Meeting Opens
6:45 Business Meeting
6:55 Plant of the Month
7:00 Guest Speaker

In 1982, the National Wildflower Research Center, now Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, was co-founded by Lady Bird Johnson and Helen Hayes. Joe Marcus will guide us through the organization’s journey, providing insights into its evolution and accomplishments.

The presentation will cover the history of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center’s Native Plants of North America (NPONA) resource, the current state of the resource, and upcoming changes.

About the Speaker

Joe Marcus, NPONA Program Coordinator at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, holds a Bachelor of Science in horticulture from the University of Georgia in Athens. Mr. Marcus developed and maintained the system for management of plant accession records and garden mapping at the Wildflower Center and manages the plant answer services.

Register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

This is a FREE EVENT, but please register to join the meeting and participate in the Q&A. This meeting may also be live streamed on our Facebook page.

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