2019 Meetings

January: Henderson and Reno - No meeting scheduled. Have a Happy New Year, and we will see you in February!  

February 4th: Henderson -  Jeanette Perry, Botanist with Ecological & Environmental Monitoring at the Nevada National Security Site will present "The Current Status of Sensitive Plant Species on the Nevada National Security Site"

February 7th: Reno -  Dominic Gentilcore, PhD candidate at University of Nevada, Las Vegas will present "Checklist of Vascular Plants of Gold Butte National Monument"

March 4th: Henderson -  Erin Eichenberg, Integrated Resources Program Manager with the National Park Service will present "Flora of Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument, Southern Nevada "

March 7th: Reno - Jamey Wilcher, NNPS 2018 grant recipient for research  entitled “Ecology and Genetics of Eriogonum crosbyae Reveal”.  

April 1st: Henderson -  Dominic Gentilcore, PhD candidate at University of Nevada, Las Vegas will present "Checklist of Vascular Plants of Gold Butte National Monument"

April 4th: Reno - Jeanette Perry, Botanist with Ecological & Environmental Monitoring at the Nevada National Security Site will present "The Current Status of Sensitive Plant Species on the Nevada National Security Site"

May 6th: Reno - Since we have no volunteers to host and none of the Reno officers are available on May 2nd, we will postpone the potluck at the arboretum to a later date.

May 6th: Henderson - Jeanne Sharp Howerton, author, historian, 4th generation Nevadan, educator  “The Astonishing Backstory Behind the Discovery and Naming of Primula nevadensis, the Nevada Primrose"

September 5th: Reno - Shannon Swim, NV director of the Sagebrush in Prisons Project will tell us how "Tough Sagebrush comes from Prison"

September 16th (Please note this is the THIRD Monday of the month, not the first due to the holiday and speaker availability): Henderson - Elizabeth Powell, Botanist and Master Gardener will present  " Plant Treasures of the New world: Saints and Sinners"

October 3rd: Reno - Jeanne Sharp Howerton, author, historian, 4th generation Nevadan, educator  “The Astonishing Backstory Behind the Discovery and Naming of Primula nevadensis, the Nevada Primrose"

October 7th: Henderson- Dale Devitt, UNLV Professor in School of Life Sciences and Director of the Center for Urban Water Conservation will present on his research on solar installations and desert ecosystems (Title to be announced).