Niagara Frontier Botanical Society: Rare and protected plants of NYS

Date(s) - Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015
5:00 pm

Orazio’s Restaurant


Niagara Frontier Botanical Society will hold its annual dinner meeting at 5 p.m.  Tuesday, April 14 at Orazio’s Restaurant, 9415 Main St. Clarence. (Park in the rear. The entrance to the banquet hall is in the rear.)

“Truly Rare and Other Protected Plants of New York State, with an Emphasis on Terrestrial Orchids” will be presented by Dr. Donald Leopold, an internationally known botanist.

The cash bar begins at 5 p.m. and the buffet dinner will be served at 6 p.m. The cost is $25 per person.

The event is open to the public, but reservations are required by April 1. You can download a registration form here, print it out and mail it in.

Dr. Leopold is a Distinguished Teaching Professor and chair of the Department of Environmental and Forest Biology at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) in Syracuse. He received a Ph.D. in forest ecology from Purdue. He has published four books and more than 50 papers, including Native Plants of the Northeast–A Guide for Gardening and Conservation, published by Timber Press. He has taught courses in dendrology and wetland ecology. His research includes the ecology of old-growth forests and wetlands, the biology of rare plant species, and the biodiversity and restoration of ecosystems.