Sunday, February 24, 2013
THE RARE HABITATS OF EAST TEXAS
May 16-17-18, 2013
The East Texas Natural History Collection at Jarvis Christian College will host the Texas/Oklahoma Regional Consortium of Herbaria and special conference on the Saline Prairies of East
Presentations in Meyer Auditorium, May 17 beginning at 8am.
Featured Speakers will include:
Dr. Jason Singhurst, Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will present up-to-date information on rare, endangered and threatened plants of this unusual habitat.
Dr. Kim Norton, Botanical Research Institute of Texas, will talk about the rare flora of glades and how they relate to salines.
Dr. Craig Rudolph, Jarvis Research Associate and US Forest Service endangered species biologist, will talk about saline springs of U.S. National Forests and review the famous Esteline Salt Spring fauna of crabs and barnacles.
Dr. William Godwin, East Texas Natural History Collection, will update us on the distribution of naturally saline habitats and the discovery of several noteworthy new prairies.
Conference participants will have special access to privately owned sites on May 16 and 18 including Grand Saline Morton Salt mine, Grand Saline salt marshes and flats, Steen Saline in Smith County and Joy Global Prairie in Gregg County.
Registration $120, Friday talks only $15. Special accommodations made for volunteer note-takers on the field trips and or students.
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