Welcome to the Otero (Alamogordo) Chapter
Virtual chapter meetings with interesting presentations have been and are being conducted via the Zoom app. Visit particular chapter pages for details.
Otero Chapter Student Grant Information
2022 STUDENT GRANTS for BOTANICAL RESEARCH / STUDIES
The Otero Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Mexico is offering up to $5000 in grants for the 2022 field season. 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 and graduate students with career interests in botany, ecology, conservation biology or land management. The project focus must be on plants native to the Chihuahuan Desert Ecoregion. Additional points will be awarded for field projects occurring within the Chihuahuan Desert in New Mexico. Funds are meant to assist with the implementation of the research/study project outlined in the grant proposal.
Deadline for submission of application packet: Midnight, Sunday, April 24, 2022
President: Jen Gruger
Vice President: Elva Osterreich
Treasurer: Karen LeComte
Recording Secretary: Kerry Coleman
Membership Secretary: Kathy Fuller
State Representative: Helgi Osterreich
For field trip information, contact Elva Osterreich, echoofthedesert [at] gmail.com, 575/443-4408; or Jennifer Gruger, jengruger [at] gmail.com, 505/710-2924. More info will be available by the beginning of each month.
Otero Upcoming Events
- 27 Aug, 22
- 22 Sep, 22
Banner Photo by Randal Pair