President: Thomas Antonio (505-690-5105) tom ‘at’ thomasantonio.org
Chapter Representative: Carol Johnson (505-466-1303) gcjohnson ‘at’ comcast.net
Membership Chair: Joan West, joanwest1 ‘at’ yahoo.com
The 2011 Annual Meeting: Honoring the Past, Preparing for the Future was presented by the Santa Fe Chapter
Scheduled Events for 2015
The Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM
We will now be meeting at Christ Lutheran Church, which is located in the triangle of Old Pecos Trail, St Michael’s Drive and Arroyo Chamiso @ 1701 Arroyo Chamiso. It is directly across the street from Fire Station #4.
Jan 21 Meeting: ” Impacts of wildfire on rare plants in the Gila and Lincoln National Forests” by Daniela Roth – Botany Program Coordinator NM Forestry. Ms. Roth spent 12 years in the backcountry of the Navajo Nation researching the status and distribution of rare plants for the Navajo Natural Heritage Program. She then worked for the USFWS on endangered plant recovery and conservation in southern Utah for 3 years before moving to New Mexico to become the new state botanist.
February 18 Meeting: “The Plight of Aridland Springs in NM ” byBob Sivinski – Former Botanist, New Mexico State Forestry Division, he managed the Rare and Endangered Plant Program for the state of New Mexico at the NM Forestry Division. He received the State Forester’s Award for 2005, designating him as the division’s employee of the year in recognition of his accomplishments, including the procurement of property to help protect and preserve endangered plants of Northern New Mexico.
March 18 Meeting: “Native Sacred and Religious Plants of the Southwest” by Dr. Richard Ford – had a long and distinguished teaching career at the University of Michigan in anthropology and botany. As one of the preeminent ethnobotanists working today, he has contributed significantly to the understanding of how Native peoples in North American managed and utilized medicines, plants, foods, and cultural symbols.
April 15, 2015 TBA
All our programs are free and open to the public. Come early and enjoy refreshments.
For more information email email@example.com or call 505-690-5105
Take I-25 to Santa Fe.
Exit Old Pecos Trail.
Follow Old Pecos Trail to the “Y” formed by St. Michael’s Drive and Old Pecos Trail.
Bear left onto St. Michael’s Drive.
At the NEXT stoplight, turn right onto Arroyo Chamiso.
Go about 50 yards and turn right into our parking lot.
The Church is located directly across from Fire Station #4.