Botany 2017 Symposia & Colloquia



4D Botany of the Anthropogenic Environment 

Organized by:  Rachel Meyer, University of California Los Angeles, Margaret S. Devall, Center for Bottomland Hardwoods Research, and Suzanne Koptur, Florida International University,


Big Data and the Conservation of North America's Flora 

Organized by:  Anne Frances, NatureServe and Peggy Olwell, Bureau of Land Management 


The Role of Boundaries in Plant Diversification

Organized by: Chelsea D. Specht, University of California Berkeley, and Madelaine Bartlett, University of Massachusetts, Amherst


Geology and Plant Life: the growing legacy of Arthur Kruckeberg

Organized by:  Alan Pepper, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, Natalia Ivalú Cacho, Instituto de Biologi­a-UNAM, Mexico City, DF, Mexico, Ryan O'Dell, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Marina, CA, Loren H. Rieseberg, University of British Columbia, Canada, and  John Willis,  Duke Unversity


Green digitization: online botanical collections data answering real-world questions     

Organized by:  Pamela Soltis,  Florida Museum of Natural History, Gil Nelson, iDigBio, Florida State University, and Shelley A. James, iDigBio, Florida Museum of Natural History


Getting everyone involved: Saving the seaside alder 

Organized by:  Stanley Rice, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and Phil Gibson, University of Oklahoma



Campanian-Maastrichtian floras on Laramidia: vegetation trends west of the seaway

Organized by:  Lisa D. Boucher, University of Texas-Austin, and Dori L. Contreras, University of California-Berkeley


A Single Symbiota-based Herbarium Network for the US

Organized by: Mary Barkworth, Utah State University, and Steve Buckley, National Park Service


Kral-ing Through Time: The Impact of Robert Kral on the Past, Present, and Future of Botany in the Southeastern U.S.

Organized by:  Kim Taylor, Botanical Research Institute of Texas,  Dwayne Estes, Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Austin Peay State University, and  Peter Fritsch, Botanical Research Institute of Texas