President: Helgi Osterreich
Vice Presidents: Elva Osterreich
Treasurer: Nancy Brooks
Chapter Representative: Judy Allen
Membership Secretary: Sarah Cerra
Secretary: Jennifer Gruger .
2015 Otero Chapter Report
2014 Otero Chapter Report
2016-2017 Grants in Botany
The Otero Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico is offering up to $4000 in grants for the fall 2016 semester. The grant(s) may be awarded to one person or split among several applicants. Grant applications will be considered from New Mexico State University & New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology upper level undergraduates (juniors and seniors), as well as graduate students with career interests in botany, ecology, conservation biology or land management that includes a focus on plants native to the Chihuahuan Desert Ecoregion. Additional points will be awarded for projects occurring within the Chihuahuan Desert in New Mexico. Funds are intended to assist with the implementation of the student’s grant proposal.
- See Application Guidelines for all requirements. Application Guidelines
- Deadline for submission of complete application packet is 5pm Monday, November 14, 2016.
- E-mail Dr. Helgi Osterreich: firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information or
Otero Chapter Activities 2016
For field trip information, e-mail or call Elva Osterreich, echoofthedesert “at” yahoo.com, 575 443-4408, or Helgi Osterreich, hkasak “at” netmdc.com, 575 443-3928. More information will be available by the beginning of each month.
January 21. Cooking demonstration by Jim Hastings (The Gringo Gourmet): “Cactus Cuisine”. 2 pm, at First Presbyterian Church, 14th Street and Oregon, in Alamogordo.
February 11. Presentation by Dr. Patrick Alexander: “Botany from Boeing”. 11 am at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1010 16th Street in Alamogordo.
March 18. Field trip on Indian Wells Trail. Meet at 9:00 am in the uppermost parking lot of the New Mexico Museum of Space History. (The trail starts there.) Bring water and snacks, wear hiking shoes.