Have you heard about the "Botany Bill"? Formally known as “The Botanical Sciences and Native Plant Materials Research, Restoration and Promotion Act," HR 1054 was introduced to the United States House of Representatives in February 2017
The Botanical Society of America Systematics Section and the American Society of Plant Taxonomists are providing financial support for students to participate in field trips at Botany 2017. We will provide up to $100 to 40 student members from either society
The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) and the Missouri Botanical Garden (MBG) are pleased to announce a 6-week summer training program in Plant Diversity for six highly motivated and interested undergraduate students.
In cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting a Botany Field Technician to join our AmeriCorps program.
The Krukoff Scientist will be responsible for conducting botanical research in the Africa and Madagascar Department, Science and Conservation Division. This will include systematic research on various flowering plant groups, focusing on tropical Africa and/or Madagascar, and will involve a diversity of approaches, including field and herbarium studies as well as one or more analytical methods (e.g., phylogenetics, biogeography, conservation analysis, etc.).
The Department of Plant Biology and the Division of Biological Sciences at The University of Georgia invite applications for two full-time LECTURER positions in Introductory Biology.
A new house bill--H.R. 1054: The Botanical Sciences and Native Plant Materials Research, Restoration and Promotion Act--has been introduced in the house. The bill needs supporters to move it through the legislative process. Learn more about the bill and how to help promote it.
Dear Fellow ASPT members:
The ASPT Membership Committee is happy to announce that the popular student travel grant lottery from previous years will be continued this year. The ASPT Council approved awarding 45 travel grants for $300 each to attend Botany 2017 in Fort Worth, Texas, June 24–28, 2017. Please see the linked form for the application and instructions.
Austin Peay State University’s Center of Excellence for Field Biology is pleased to offer two Graduate Research Assistantships to support two masters-level graduate students for two years to work in tandem on a taxonomic study of Clematis subgenus Viorna of eastern North America. These assistantships are made possible by funding from Delaware’s Mt. Cuba Center.
The Great Basin Institute is working cooperatively with the National Park Service Mojave Desert Network (MOJN) Inventory & Monitoring (I&M) program to recruit a Botanist. The overall objective is to perform Integrated Upland monitoring in Great Basin National Park, NV. Vegetation, soils, and target invasive species will be monitored for status and trends.