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Oklahoma Native Plant Society Indoor Outing

Oklahoma Native Plant Society Indoor Outing
02/03/2018 @ 8:15 am – 3:45 pm
Norman (OU, George Lynn Cross Hall)
770 Van Vleet Oval East Norman OK
Norman, OK 73019
United States
$10 member/$15 non-member/$5 student
Joe Roberts

​The Oklahoma Native Plant Society is hosting its annual statewide Indoor Outing at the George Lynn Cross Building on the campus of the University of Oklahoma on Saturday, February 3.  Online registration closes on Friday, Jan. 26.  Onsite registration will be available at the event, but boxed lunches will not be an option.

Tentative Schedule of Events
8:15-8:45 am – Registration Check-In

8:45-9:00 am – Welcome and Introductions (room 125)

9:00-10:00 am – Mesonet for Gardeners by Al Sutherland. Oklahoma Mesonet Agriculture Program Coordinator and Oklahoma State University Assistant Extension Specialist.

10:00-11:00 am – Oklahoma TNC by Jona Tucker. Director of Pontotoc Ridge, Oka’Yanahli, and Boehler Seeps & Sandhill Preserves.

11:00 – 11:30 am – Break (room 153)

11:30-12:30 pm – Ethnobotany by Steven Bond. Technical Assistance Specialist, Eastern Oklahoma Region of Intertribal Agriculture Council.

12:30-1:30 pm – Lunch

1:30-2:30 pm – Ecological Restoration by Rebecca Sherry.  University of Oklahoma, Environmental Studies.

2:30-3:45 pm – Rotating Tours & Workshops (details at meeting)Robert Bebb Herbarium Tour by Abigail Moore.  Herbarium Curator & Assistant Professor of Plant Biology, University of Oklahoma.
Plant Biology Department Greenhouses Tour by Lynn Nichols.  Greenhouse Manager.
Dissecting Microscopy Workshop by Rahmona Thompson.  Professor Emerita, East Central University.

For more information or to register, contact Joe Roberts by email or phone (405-820-6851).