The 27th Idaho Rare Plant Conference aims to be informative with scientific presentations and panel speakers, professional with opportunities to make connections with fellow plant enthusiasts, and exciting. Packard’s milkvetch, Astragalus cusickii var. packardiae, is our highlighted species this year, but we will discuss many other rare and interesting plants during the conference. Please click […]
The 8th Annual Idaho Botanical Foray Selway River, Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest, June 18-22, 2015 (Thursday through Monday) For those unfamiliar with the Idaho Botanical Foray project, Jim Smith (BSU) started the Idaho Botanical Forays in 2008 with the goal of establishing collaborations between the four institutions in Idaho that have large active herbaria – Boise State […]
We all like sagebrush for its personality. But it might finally get the recognition it deserves by providing chemicals for human medicine. College of Idaho researchers are looking for new medicines in Idaho sagebrush, as reported in the Idaho Statesman, Feb 26. Sagebrush: A prescription for new medicine?
Flora of North America North of Mexico Volume 28, Bryophyta, Part 2, has been sent to Oxford University Press for printing. This marks the 17th volume to be published in a 30-volume set for the Flora of North America series. The volume has 702 pages covering 48 families, 206 genera, and 698 species. With the […]
Lewisia rediviva-Sue Braastad 1st place Individual species Mimulus lewisii-S & S Wildflowers 2nd place Individual species Townsendia montana 3rd place Individual species Penstemon deustus-Derek Duval 1st place Multiple species-Habitat Xerophyllum tenax-James P. Riser II 2nd place Multiple species-Habitat Castilleja covilleana-Stephen Love 3rd place Multiple species-Habitat Cephalanthera austiniae-James P. Riser II 1st place Plant-pollinator interaction Chaenactis […]
Initial Announcment The 2014 Eriogonum Society meeting will be centered in Twin Falls, Idaho, giving us the opportunity to explore the botanical and geological wonders of the middle Snake River Plain, including the Bennett Hills and Gooding City of Rocks, the South Hills (southern Sawtooth National Forest), and the Craters of the Moon. This will […]
The Idaho Native Plant Society (INPS) is soliciting proposals for its Education, Research, and Inventory Grant (ERIG) program. Grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded in 2014 to support projects that contribute to the appreciation, conservation, or knowledge of Idaho
Feb. 26-27, 2014 Motel Rooms have been held under a group rate at the Holiday Inn Express Boise Downtown – 475 W. Parkcenter Blvd, Boise, ID 83706 ($83/night + 13% tax). Call the hotel front desk at 1-208-345-2002 and specify the “Rare Plant Conference”, no later than 02/04/2014. The 26th Idaho Rare Plant Conference […]
The Southern Idaho RPWG will be meeting on February 5, 2014 at the BLM Boise District Office. Please contact Beth Corbin (firstname.lastname@example.org or 208 896-5923) if you would like to attend. We will be discussing and ranking species to be presented at the Rare Plant Conference.
CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS For the rescheduled 2014 Rare Plant Conference, we are requesting presentations from anyone who has information to share on issues relevant to rare plant conservation. The options include 20-minute presentations, 10-minute To The Point presentations, and posters. Student papers and posters are especially encouraged. Abstracts and associated information must be submitted by […]