President: George Miller, 352-9019, goxfordm1844 at yahoo.com
Vice President: Tom Stewart, 881-6296, tstewart at cybermesa.com
Program Chair: Jim McGrath, 286-8745, sedges at swcp.com
Secretary: Nancy Hudson, 896-0971, hudsonia1 at q.com
Treasurer: Gary Runyan, 205-9953, npsnm.gjrshadow at xoxy.net
Chapter Representative: Bettie Hines, 298-8408, hines.bettie at gmail.com
Field Trip Coordinator: Dana Price, 872-2646, dana_price at gmx.com
Membership: Ann-Marie Yaroslaski, 220-8158, marannyar at yahoo.com
Newsletter Editor: Vacant. We welcome any member with journalistic/editing/desktop publishing interests to try on this rewarding volunteer position. Contact George or Tom.
Community Outreach: Lisa Driscoll, 266-6404, zaradric at yahoo.com
Educational Outreach: Pam McBride, 343-9472, ebotpam at msn.com
Books: Carolyn Dodson, 268-7889, cdodson at unm.edu
Book Marketer: Silda Mason, 505-344-4297, sirqmason at yahoo.com
Garden Center Landscaper: Jana Hazelbaker, hazelbakerj at gmail.com
Hospitality: Lisa Driscoll, 266-6404, zaradric at yahoo.com
Communications: Gary Hoe, 505 296-3654, hoebeau at cnsp.com
Invasive Weeds Representative: Don Heinz, 565-1441, dhhbotany at gmail.com
Member Benefits: Vacant
Publicity: Melissa Ewer, melissitah at yahoo.com
Refreshments Coordinator: Penny Hoe, hoebeau at cnsp.com
Habitat Gardening Facilitator: Virginia Burris, 255-6772, vburris1 at msn.com
Albuquerque Chapter Annual Report
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Scheduled Events for 2014
All meetings are first Wednesdays at 7 pm in the multi-purpose room of the Museum of Natural History, 1801 Mountain Road NW. Contacts: Jim McGrath (programs): sedges at swcp.com, 505-286-8745 or Dana Price (field trips and field forums): dana_price at gmx.com, 505-872-2646
Jan 8 Meeting. The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center: A Place for Education and Research. Paul Mauermann, director, Sandia Mountain Natural History Center.
Feb 5 Meeting. The Changing Faces of Lincoln County: A Photographic Documentation of Historic Changes in the Native Vegetation of Lincoln County, NM. Hollis Fuchs, retired NRCS Area Director for southern NM, uses repeat photography to document changes in native vegetation from early Anglo-European settlement to the present day.
Mar 5 Meeting. Managing the Bosque: A Tale of Two Cities. Gail Garber, executive director of Hawks Aloft, compares bosque management strategies of Rio Rancho and Corrales and highlights the bosque plants that best support wildlife.
Meeting/Carpooling Places for Field Trips
A. SE corner of Smith’s parking lot at Tramway and Central.
B. NE corner of Wal-Mart parking lot located on east side of Coors about 0.25 miles north of I-40.
C. Albertson’s parking lot along east wall at Tramway and Academy.
D. Far North Shopping Center at San Mateo and Academy. Park near Wienerschnitzel.
E. Placitas. Parking lot of grocery store in Homesteads Village Shopping Center, approx. 5 miles east of I-25 exit 242 on Hwy 165. To car pool to Placitas, meet at D (Far North Shopping Center site).
F. Michael Emery Trailhead Parking Lot. Go east to the end of Spain Road (east of Tramway). At “T” intersection turn right and go 0.1 mile into parking lot.
G. The old Smith’s, new Savers parking lot on E side of Carlisle, N of Menaul intersection.
H. Los Lunas. SW corner of Home Depot parking lot by the toolsheds. From ABQ drive south on I-25 to Exit 203. Head east through 2 traffic lights. Home Depot is on left.
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Chapter Newsletters & Area Plant Lists
Albuquerque Chapter Newsletters
Albuquerque Chapter Local Plant Lists
- Checklist of the Vascular Plants in the Sandia and Manzano Mountains of Central New Mexico by Robert Sivinski
- Checklist of the Flora of the San Gregorio Lakes by Don Heinze and Dana Price
- Checklist of the Flora of the Placitas Open Space by Bill Dunmire
- Partial Checklist of Las Huertas Canyon courtesy UNM Herbarium
- Partial Checklist of the West Mesa Puerco Breaks courtesy UNM Herbarium
- Sevilleta species list courtesy UNM Herbarium
- Partial checklist of the flora of the Rio Grande Bosque courtesy UNM Herbarium