Philadelphia Botanical Club

Botanical Events from Other Groups

Below is a list of some events of interest to botanists in the greater Philadelphia region. To suggest an event for listing, contact Webmaster Janet Novak at

Adventures in Botany Symposium
Presented by the Hardy Plant Society, Mid-Atlantic Group
Saturday, March 16, 2019
8 AM to 4 PM
Delaware County Community College, Media, PA
This all-day symposium focuses on plant explorations from the early days of the United States until the present time. Noted plant hunter Dan Hinkley [], who has climbed mountains throughout Asia and South America, is the keynote speaker. Other presenters include Rutgers' Bruce Crawford, who will review the latest findings on botanical evolution; Longwood's Dr. Peter Zale, who will discuss species he has discovered or bred; and the Academy of Natural Sciences' Dr. Rick McCourt, who will talk about the botanical side of the Lewis and Clark expedition. Register at the Hardy Plant Society.

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