Friday, February 09, 2007

Ohio Botanical Symposium

Come to the Ohio Botanical Symposium here in Columbus:

Botanists, naturalists and native plant enthusiasts encouraged to attend the day-long event

COLUMBUS, OH - Wetland restoration, Ohio’s native violets, medicinal plants and the best of Ohio’s natural areas are some of the topics to be discussed on Friday, March 30, during the 7th Annual Ohio Botanical Symposium.

Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), The Nature Conservancy and The Ohio State University, the event will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, on the OSU campus.

Keynote speaker Dr. James Amon from Wright State University has been studying wetlands for 30 years and will discuss wetland conservation and restoration. Other featured speakers include entomologist Dr. Greg Dahlem from Northern Kentucky University, Dr. Harvey Ballard of Ohio University and experts with ODNR.

The event will also feature displays from a number of non-profit organizations, park districts, and state and federal agencies.

The $15 attendance fee includes refreshments. There is no additional charge for a walk-in registration. Lunch is priced extra and the deadline for making a meal reservation is March 16. For registration forms and more details, visit or contact Rick Gardner at 614-265-6419.

1 comment:

  1. This was about the 2007 symposium, be sure to see my post about the upcoming 2008 event.