Santa Fe Chapter Meeting 2/18: “Our Vulnerable Flora, Foundations for it’s Future”

The Santa Fe Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico presents a free talk on THURSDAY, February 18, at 6:30 pmby Dr. Kathryn Kennedy, entitled “Our Vulnerable Flora, Foundations for it’s Future.”  Dr. Kennedy is currently the Regional Botanist for the US Forest Service Region 3, serving 11 National Forests and 4 National Grasslands in AZ and NM.
Previously, she served for 14 years as the President and Executive Director of the Center for Plant Conservation (CPC).  Prior to that, she spent 20 years working in plant conservation in Texas.  She was recovery botanist for the Fish and Wildlife Service in Austin for nearly 10 years, worked for the Heritage Program in the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife, and was the first employee at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.  She is the recipient of many plant conservation awards from the Garden Club of America,  the Plant Conservation Alliance, Texas Rare Plant Group, and Native Plant Society of Texas. She remains active in conservation committee work with The International Conservation of Nature’s Plant Conservation, the Botanical Society of America, and the American Public Garden Association

NOTE CHANGE IN MEETING DATE: The meeting and talk is onTHURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2016 at 6:30 pm.

The meeting will be held at Christ Lutheran Church, @ 1701 Arroyo Chamiso which is located in the triangle of Old Pecos Trail, St Michael’s Drive and Arroyo Chamiso. It is directly across the street from Fire Station #4. Meetings and talks are free and open to all.