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NPSNM Program: Mycorrhizae: Essential Relationships Between Plant Roots and Soil Fungi at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

September 3, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
The public is invited to a program focused on the major types of mycorrhizae, including specific host-fungus pairings, their anatomy, and how they help feed the host plants, presented by LarryLittlefield.Larry Littlefield is a retired Professor of Plant Pathology at North Dakota State University and Oklahoma State University, where he conducted field and laboratory research and taught plant pathology and mycology. Hispresentation will be on the anatomy and biology of fungal mycorrhizae in awide…See More
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The Southwest's First Urban National Wildlife Refuge -- Albuquerque's Valle de Oro NWR at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

July 9, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
The public is invited to a program focused on the southwest's first urban national wildlife refuge, Albuquerque's Valle de Oro NWR, presented by refuge manager Jennifer Owen-White.Jennifer Owen-White, refuge manager for the south valley's new Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, will discuss the refuge's establishment, development, and the community's vision for this great resource.Valle de Oro is the first urban refuge in the Southwest and part of a larger push by U.S. Fish and Wildlife to…See More
Jul 5
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NPSNM Program: The NM Plants for Pollinators Project at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

June 4, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Dr. Tess Grasswitz, Urban/Small Farm Entomologist with New Mexico State University, will discuss how since 2010, New Mexico State University and the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) have been collaborating on testing hundreds of mostly native plant species for their ability to attract and sustain both domesticated honeybees and wild, native bees in different parts of New Mexico. This presentation will include an overview of some of the best "pollinator plants" for the Albuquerque…See More
May 22
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NPSNM Program: The NM Plants for Pollinators Project at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

June 4, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Dr. Tess Grasswitz, Urban/Small Farm Entomologist with New Mexico State University, will discuss how since 2010, New Mexico State University and the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) have been collaborating on testing hundreds of mostly native plant species for their ability to attract and sustain both domesticated honeybees and wild, native bees in different parts of New Mexico. This presentation will include an overview of some of the best "pollinator plants" for the Albuquerque…See More
May 19
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NPSNM Program: "Phytoactives: The Language of Plants" at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

May 7, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Dr. Ivette Guzman, plant biochemistry professor at Northern New Mexico College, has a lifelong passion for plants and their healing, medicinal, and chemical properties. Dr. Guzman’s current interest is in integrating all aspects of plant biochemistry to allow for better understanding of plant ecophysiology, the study of plant biochemistry, and metabolism of specialized metabolites as they are affected by interactions with the environment.Guzman was born in Mexico and immigrated with her family…See More
Apr 13
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Managing the Bosque: a Tale of Two Cities at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

March 5, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Gail Garber, executive director of Hawks Aloft, uses ten years of experience doing bird surveys in the Rio Grande bosque to compare the bosque management strategies of Rio Rancho and Corrales. The differing approaches to management have resulted in differences in biodiversity with implications for Albuquerque. Gail will also highlight the bosque plants that best support wildlife.Gail Garber is director of Hawks Aloft. She is also an artist and writer who has written three books in another field…See More
Feb 23
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The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center: A Place for Education and Research at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

January 8, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
The public is invited to a program focused on the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center, presented by Paul Mauermann, Director of the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center.Paul will discuss both the education initiatives and the research being done at the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center. The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center is an environmental education center located in the Sandia Mountains just east of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The beautiful 128-acre piece of pinon-juniper…See More
Jan 7
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The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center: A Place for Education and Research at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

January 8, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
The public is invited to a program focused on the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center, presented by Paul Mauermann, Director of the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center.Paul will discuss both the education initiatives and the research being done at the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center. The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center is an environmental education center located in the Sandia Mountains just east of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The beautiful 128-acre piece of pinon-juniper…See More
Dec 28, 2013
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The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center: A Place for Education and Research at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

January 8, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
The public is invited to a program focused on the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center, presented by Paul Mauermann, Director of the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center.Paul will discuss both the education initiatives and the research being done at the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center. The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center is an environmental education center located in the Sandia Mountains just east of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The beautiful 128-acre piece of pinon-juniper…See More
Dec 25, 2013
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The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center: A Place for Education and Research at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

January 8, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
The public is invited to a program focused on the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center, presented by Paul Mauermann, Director of the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center.Paul will discuss both the education initiatives and the research being done at the Sandia Mountain Natural History Center. The Sandia Mountain Natural History Center is an environmental education center located in the Sandia Mountains just east of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The beautiful 128-acre piece of pinon-juniper…See More
Dec 8, 2013
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NPSNM presents: "Mistletoes in New Mexico" at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

November 6, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
The public is invited to a program focused on mistletoes in New Mexico, presented by Dave Conklin, retired Forest Service plant pathologist.Dave will discuss the biology, ecology, and distribution of several mistletoes found in New Mexico. As parasitic flowering plants, mistletoes can be quite damaging to their host trees; conversely, mistletoes have a significant role in forest ecology and provide food and/or habitat for various insects, birds, and mammals.Dave Conklin retired from the USDA…See More
Nov 2, 2013
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NPSNM presents: "Mistletoes in New Mexico" at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

November 6, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
The public is invited to a program focused on mistletoes in New Mexico, presented by Dave Conklin, retired Forest Service plant pathologist.Dave will discuss the biology, ecology, and distribution of several mistletoes found in New Mexico. As parasitic flowering plants, mistletoes can be quite damaging to their host trees; conversely, mistletoes have a significant role in forest ecology and provide food and/or habitat for various insects, birds, and mammals.Dave Conklin retired from the USDA…See More
Oct 16, 2013
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"A Different Approach to Pest Control" at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

October 2, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
The public is invited to a program focused on using a holistic approach to plant pest control in order to make plants thrive, presented by Philip Clark, owner of Organic Landscaping in Santa Fe since 1981.Philip will discuss his conversion from believing what he was taught about plant pests in school to the approach he uses today. He will share some of what he has learned over the last 32 years observing and controlling insects and disease in landscape plants and vegetable gardens.Philip Clark…See More
Oct 1, 2013
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"A Different Approach to Pest Control" at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

October 2, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
The public is invited to a program focused on using a holistic approach to plant pest control in order to make plants thrive, presented by Philip Clark, owner of Organic Landscaping in Santa Fe since 1981.Philip will discuss his conversion from believing what he was taught about plant pests in school to the approach he uses today. He will share some of what he has learned over the last 32 years observing and controlling insects and disease in landscape plants and vegetable gardens.Philip Clark…See More
Sep 22, 2013
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"The Solution is Never that Simple: Spread of the Introduced Salt Cedar Leaf Beetle in New Mexico and Impacts to the Endangered Southwestern Willow Flycatcher.” at New Mexico Museum of Natural History

September 4, 2013 from 7pm to 9pm
The public is invited to a program focused on the impact of the salt cedar leaf beetle on the endangered Southwestern Willow Flycatcher, presented by Debra Hill, biologist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.Debra will give us her perspective on this hot topic that our chapter has discussed in detail. For many, the fight against non-native salt cedar has become a life’s work, even a passion. Mechanical removal and herbicide treatments are costly and are not always effective. The…See More
Aug 18, 2013

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Native Plant Society Publicity Chair, Albuquerque Chapter

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