“Ferns of Cuba” lecture, with a Tour of the Miller Garden
Date:Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Time: 3:00PM - 5:30PM
Where: Miller Garden (directions will be provided upon receipt of registration payment)
Speaker: Dr. Carlos Sanchez, University of Havana, Cuba
Cost: $35 members; $45 non-members
Registration: Thank you for your interest. We are no longer taking registrations for this event. If you have questions, please contact Jo Laksowski: - 253-838-4646, x 111
Class limited to 20 participants.
The Hardy Fern Foundation is pleased to announce a special class featuring “The Ferns of Cuba” by Dr. Carlos Sanchez, Senior Professor and Senior Research Botanist at the National Botanic Garden of the University of Havana. This is Dr. Sanchez’s first visit to the NW and a rare opportunity to learn about Cuba’s amazing flora. Combined with the lecture, a tour of the Elisabeth C. miller Botanical Garden will be given by the Hardy Fern Foundation’s President and Curator of the Miller Garden, Richie Steffen. Light appetizers and drinks will be provided.
Fern Fest 2016
Fern & Rare Plant Sale
Friday, June 3, 2016, 12-6:30
Saturday, June 4, 2016, 9-2
University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture 3501 NE 41st ST, Seattle, 98105
The best fern sale in the country! A huge variety of ferns and rare plants!
Friday, June 3rd:
Annual Meeting, 6:30
Lecture by Ed Alverson, 7:00
Ed Alverson has a BS in Biology from The Evergreen State College
and a MS in Botany from Oregon State University, where he studied the
systematics of the fern genus Cryptogramma. Ed has worked as a
field botanist and stewardship ecologist in the Pacific Northwest (particularly
in Oregon's Willamette Valley) for over 35 years. He has varied
botanical interests, from fern taxonomy, ecology, and biogeography, to the
conservation, management, and restoration of prairie, savanna, and oak woodland
habitats. Ed has authored more than 50 popular and scientific
articles on a variety of botanical and
ecological topics, from plant taxonomy and ecology to botanical history and
exploration, and has authored revised treatments for many fern families
for the forthcoming second edition of Flora
of the Pacific Northwest.