Category Archives: General

A Message from the President

Andrea Weeks, President Mid-summer greetings from N 38° 56.253’, W 77° 37.224’. Spring came late this year, and then rapidly transitioned to full-blown summer; this field-season has been particular productive. Green, growing and getting bigger is also a theme these days with SHC. I am pleased to report that Society of Herbarium Curators membership has…
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Book Review Editor position, Castanea

Solicitation:  Book Review Editor, Castanea   After years of efficient service, Ron Jones is stepping down as the Book Review Editor for Castanea.  The Book Review section of our journal has been a vital part of our publication and an excellent source for our readers.  Ron Jones has our gratitude for managing this section with…
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Candidates (in alphabetical order) for the Executive Board

Mark Fishbein – Associate Professor of Botany and Director, Oklahoma State University Herbarium (OKLA, since 2009); former Director, Portland State University Herbarium (HPSU, 2005-2009) and Mississippi State University Herbarium (MISSA, 2001-2005); BS, Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago (1988); PhD, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson (1996). Research interests: plant systematics (primarily…
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Red buckeye a beacon for hummingbirds

The flowers are appearing now. They develop in a branching panicle, arising from the tip of a branch. Each flower has a tubular, reddish calyx at the base, with bright red petals and some stamens, poking out of the end. Details….
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Candidates for SHC Secretary

Please consider our candidates for SHC Secretary. Details/deadlines for voting will be coming soon. Our candidates (in alphabetical order) are: Mary Ann Feist – Curator of the Wisconsin State Herbarium, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin (since 2013); B.A., Cultural Area Studies: East Asia, The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio (1986); M.S., Biology, University of Cincinnati…
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