Greetings, GNSI Memebrs and followers! Here is a list of the current events coming up from the GNSI website.
GNSI Great Lakes Summer 2012 Meeting Event Date: August 18, 2012 - 9:00am - 1:00pm Location:Room E, Thornhill, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle ILProgram: Summer GrassesBegin the day in the classroom with a brief overview of Schulenberg prairie grasses with Botany instructor, Rich Hyerczyk. We'll then go for a brief walk to collect specimens. Return to the classroom and work with microscopes sketching your grasses. We'll follow with lunch and a brief planning meeting. Please bring a dish to share, I have a refrigerator so don't keep the potato salad at home!RSVP to Suzanne Wegener: firstname.lastname@example.org, (630) 719-5642
Oregon Group - Fall Retreat: Tryon Creek, Portland, OregonEvent Date: September 22 - 23, 2012Study the unique landscape through the viewpoint of birds. Day 1: Presentations and mini-workshops on general bird anatomy and drawing specifications and hints for working in the field. Day 2: Short intro on preparing interpretive sign approaches and then field sketching of bird habitats with an emphasis on native plants and bird needs for nesting, and food sources.For more information, contact Kris Kirkeby: email@example.com or call her at 541-349-2439
FON XII Reception and Events Friday, August 24th, 12:00am-8:00 pm A full day of events celebrating the Focus on Nature exhibit and the FON Program. Saturday, August 25th, 10:00-11:00 am Visit the Edmund Niles Huyck Preserve, Rensselearville, NY. This is where the COM.EN.ART artist-in-residency has taken place each summer since 1995.
Contact Patricia Kernan, New York State Museum for more information and to RSVP as soon as possible. firstname.lastname@example.org, 518-486-2024