Our Board is listed on the Contact page.
The 2014 photo page has some new photos.
SCHEDULE OF FUTURE WILDFLOWER WALKS – SPRING/SUMMER 2014
Note that the complete list of walks, including walks already completed is on the Programs Page
Please be advised that dates may be changed depending on blooming times.
July 6 (Sunday) POSTPONED
SHOE COVE TRAIL, Pouch Cove led by Ed Hayden. Meet at Cape Town Convenience Portugal Cove Highway (left hand side of the road) at 10:00 a.m. Highlight- Ragged robin. Ed can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org or (h) 738-0358 or cell- 730-8534.
July 22, 2014,Tuesday, at 6:30 p.m. (sharp)
WILDFLOWER WALK GULLY ROAD TO BIG RIVER/PICCO'S BROOK, TORBAY
Lead by: Ross Traverse and Madeleine Florent
Meet at Traverse Gardens, Byrne's Lane, Torbay. We will walk to Gully Road and then follow the road to Big River/Picco's Brook (same river that runs from Gosse' Pond) and back.
Madeleine can be reached at: email@example.com or 437-6439.
Ross can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 437-5539. (out of town until Tuesday)
If the weather is foul, please check with either Madeleine or Ross before heading out . Please bring fly repellant as a precaution.
July 24—July 28 St. Pierre and Miquelon Summer Field Trip 2014
August 6 (Wednesday Regatta Day)
Beaver Pond Trail or Old Petty Harbour Road Trail led by Roger White. Meet time and place to be determined. Roger can be reached at: email@example.com or 753-7904.
August 9 (Saturday)
LaManche Park, led by John Maunder: Meet at park day use parking lot by 10:00 a.m. John can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 335-2462.
August 10 (Sunday)
Mundy Pond Trail, led by Karen and Gene Herzberg. Meet time: 4:00 p.m. Park of beginning of trail- across from Mews Centre. Karen can be reached at: email@example.com or 753-6568. Gene can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 753-6568.
August 23 (Saturday)
Virginia River Walking Trail, led by Glen Ryan. Meeting time: 10:00 a.m. Park on side of road off Logy Bay Road, just to the St. John’s side of Logy Bay Road Bridge. Glen can be reached at: email@example.com or 739-6146.
August 24 (Sunday)
Water Street/Duckworth Street Walk, led by John Maunder. Meet at 10:00 a.m. at War Memorial. John can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 335-2462.
September 1 (Labour Day- Monday)
Spaniard’s Bay Area- Bristol’s Hope led by John Maunder. Meet at 10:00 a.m. at Spaniards Bay Beach, down the side road (“Cross Road”, nearly opposite the Shearstown Road) along the SE side of the bay, at the base of the big gravel spit that curves back in toward the beach. John can be reached: email@example.com or 335-2462.
DETAILS OF END OF THE SEASON BARBECUE/DINNER TO BE DETERMINED AT A LATER DATE.
September 6/September 7 (Saturday or Sunday)
Along Old Rail Bed/Opposite Railway Station, Water Street West, led by Glen Ryan (meet time and place to be determined). Glen can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 739-6146.
Water Street/Duckworth Street Walk (to be determined)
The Golden Mountains of Central Asia....Alpines of the Tien Shan
On Thursday, May 29 at 7:30 pm, MUN Botanical Garden, we will have a special presentation.
Through collaboration with the NL Rock Garden Society, we are delighted to have Panayoti Kelaidis, director of outreach at the Denver Botanical Garden (he was also the past curator of their alpine collection), give us a talk.
His talk will be “The Golden Mountains of Central Asia....Alpines of the Tien Shan”.
Panayoti has spoken around the world, so it promises to be a great presentation. Please mark the date on your calendar. We hope you can attend.
The 2014 Society Financial Statement is available on the Annual Financial Reports Page
May Wildflower Meeting,
May 7th, 2014 (Wednesday) at 7:30 p.m
MUN Botanical Gardens, Mt. Scio Road
Speaker: Julissa Roncal, Department of Biology MUN
Topic; "For the Love of Palms"
A number of the images shown by Ian Christie in last nights delightful talk can be found in the International Rock Gardener Number 38 The Scottish Rock Garden Club February 2013 which can be found at the following web link
APRIL WILDFLOWER MEETING
MUN BOTANICAL GARDENS
Wednesday April 2nd, 2014
(this meeting will be in conjunction with the Rock Garden Society)
GUEST SPEAKER: Ian Christie
TOPIC: Wildflowers of Scotland
Those who are taking part in this summer’s field trip to St. Pierre and Miquelon might like to read or re-read Howard Clase’s summary of the previous society trip to SPM in 1998. It is in the Fall 1998 Sarracenia, Volume 8 number 2 which can be downloaded from the Sarracenia link on this website.
Members are invited to submit pictures for posting on the website. Photos of wildflowers and other native plants are welcome. Please do not submit photos of people. If you submit a photo it is with the understanding that these photos can be downloaded by anyone visiting the website. For this reason please submit photos as low resolution jpegs no larger than 640 pixels in the largest dimension i.e. either 640X480 for horizontal images or 480X640 for verticals. You can email the photos to Gene Herzberg at email@example.com.
There is a Complete Collection of the Sarracenia on the
new Sarracenia Page.
The issues can be downloaded and are searchable.
Thanks to John Maunder and Howard Clase for scanning the issues and to Gene Herzberg for converting them into searchable versions.