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Re: Curious

  • Subject: Re: [ferns] Curious
  • From: "Keith Rogers" kerogers@lm.net.au
  • Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2002 22:27:51 +0930

Hi Lawrence

Nice to hear about your fernies events

----- Original Message -----
From: "New York Bulb Society Lawrence edmonds" <cle11104@hotmail.com>
To: <ferns@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, September 14, 2002 4:26 AM
Subject: Re: [ferns] Curious

> (Forwarded by: C. Lawrence Edmonds  Member, New York Fern Society)
> September 10, 2002
> Dear members and friends,
> Wow, it seems to have been a long, hot summer but the Labor Day rain
> our gardens. Being in the peaceful outdoors is a comfort to us as we
> approach the sad remembrance of last year. Enjoying the beautiful areas
> around us was made possible this suborner with fern forays, organized
> this year by Catharine Allen. Thank you, Catharine, for putting together
> such an outstanding foray schedule! Thanks also to those who led us this
> summer - Michael Penziner, Hal Avery, and Jim Montgomery. This is an
> important and meaningful part of our fern activities.
> Our first meeting for the 2002-2003 year will be October 5, and we are in
> for a special treat! Dr. Alan Smith, Curator of Ferns at the University of
> California, Berkeley, will be our speaker, so mark your calendars and
> your friends. He and I are putting the finishing touches on the Ferns of
> Mexico -a monumental work which has occupied me off and on for 40 years!
> Alan is also a world authority on the genus Thelypteris (including locally
> the marsh fern, NY fem. narrow and broad beech hems) and will be speaking
> "Thelypteris: insights into the 'inordinate fondness' hypothesis". Come
> find out what that means!
> Our program will also include our shared summer experiences of a ferny
> nature, so please bring in things for our Show 'n Tell. I'm sure we will
> hear from Robbin Moran, who was in Costa Rica for two months teaching a
> graduate course in plant systematics. As usual we will be meeting in the
> herbarium lunch area on the fourth floor (through the Watson Bldg
> from 10 am to 1 pm. Bnng your lunch; coffee and tea will be provided. If
> have extra plants to share we would love to add them to our raffle.
> This summer, one of our illustrious members, Tom Morgan, was honored by
> Kent Town Board (Putnam County), joined  by the Kent Conservation
> with a proclamation thanking Tom for his tireless efforts in the area of
> environmental conservation and education. Tom is very special to us and
> Asplenium morganii, which he discovered, has been named for him. Tom, we
> our congratulations and best wishes.
> We are all invited! The Begonia Society sponsors an annual trip to Logee's
> Greenhouse in Danielson, CT - this year on Saturday, Oct. 19, and Fem
> Society members are invited. This will be a great chance to see the fall
> foliage and also a large collection of indoor ferns. The bus will leave
> the Horticulture Society (128 W. 58th St.) at 8am and return at 6pm. You
> will need a bag lunch. The bus has a lavatory. To reserve a space send a
> check (made out to the Begonia Society) to Howard Berg, 18 Highview
> New Canaan, CT 06840. For more info, call Prim at 212/7994616.
> John T. Mickel
> Chapter Secretary
> 9/13/02
> (Ross, thanks for all your messages. I have not altered my fernet DIGEST
> preference or method of receipt. This problem, (of receiving individual
> messages began about two monts ago and I did make several requests to be
> reinstated into the DIGEST. Your response yesterday/today, are the first
> acknowledgements - but there is nothing wrong with my subscription
> preference. Could you kindly post the above information on the DIGEST
> version for me as I think many individuals will benefit immensely from
> attending the monthly club meetings as well as get an "insider
> to add plants that may not be readily available at vendors to their
> collections. Dr. John Mickel is a great speaker - when his turn is up and
> does bring in some very prominent guests. Thank you.
> Best regards,
> Lawrence
> >From: Ross Koning <rkoning@snet.net>
> >Reply-To: ferns@hort.net
> >To: <ferns@hort.net>
> >Subject: Re: [ferns] Curious
> >Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 07:36:37 -0400
> >
> >Hi!
> >
> >It is still generating and coming to my address.
> >
> >Please be sure to check your junkmail filter to be
> >sure you have done what is needed to make the ferns-digest@hort.net
> >an OK address to receive.
> >
> >You might find the deliveries are in your "bulkmail" folder
> >or the "trash."
> >
> >Once you get the settings right, hotmail will stop tossing
> >the digest.
> >
> >ross
> >
> >on 9/12/02 4:30 PM, New York Bulb Society Lawrence edmonds at
> >cle11104@hotmail.com wrote:
> >
> > > What happened to the DIGEST version of Ferns?
> > > Thank you
> > > CLE
> > >
> > >
> > >
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