President: Claudia Bianca (575-751-4551) seeublink ‘at’ aol.com
Vice President: Sallie Hoops (575-776-0860) taos800 ‘at’ aol.com
Secretary/Treasurer: Martha Brown (575-779-5127) mabphoto ‘at’ aol.com
Membership Chair: Sallie Hoops (575-776-0860) taos800 ‘at’ aol.com
Chapter Representative: Jan Martenson (575-751-0511) 331jrm.78 ‘at’ gmail.com
Taos Chapter History here
Scheduled Events for 2013
Our monthly meetings are held the third Wednesday of the month at 7 PM in the Los Angelitos Room in Coronado Hall at the Taos Convention Center on Civic Plaza Drive.
Unless specified otherwise, all of our meetings and field trips are free and the public is welcome.
April 17 (Talk): Meet our new Extension Agent, Tony Valdez (a local Taoseno), for native plant Q&A.
May 22 (Talk): ‘Just-in-Time’ talk with Dr. John Ubelaker discusses hummingbirds of North Central New Mexico and their favorite native plants.
May 25 (Field Trip): Meet Dr. John Ubelaker at the Ft. Burgwin-SMU campus to learn about plants of the Transition Zone. This zone extends from about 6,000 to 8,000 feet and is characterized by groups of native Ponderosa pines. At the SMU-in-Taos campus at Ft. Burgwin, we will examine the biology of this tree and other trees that are invasive from higher to lower zones. Native flowering plants will also be viewed and discussed.
June 15 (Field Trip): Learn about plants of the Canadian Zone in Italianos Canyon with John Ubelaker.
June 19 (Talk): Climatologist Dave DuBois discusses climate change.
June 26 (Tour – Members Only): Tentative date for ‘Gardens in Progress’ Tour.
Late June: Native plant sale at Taos Farmers Market (date to be determined).
July 6 (Field Trip): View the wild orchid of New Mexico in Box Canyon with John Ubelaker.
August 3 (Field Trip): Williams Lake mushroom hike with David Witt and John Ubelaker.
For further information or to join the Taos Chapter of the Native Plants Society of New Mexico, contact Sallie at taos800 ‘at’ aol.com.
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