Volunteers are needed for the ASPT booth at Botany 2018! As a volunteer, you will be promoting the Society, recruiting new members, selling T-shirts, and giving away posters and brochures. Furthermore, all proceeds from booth sales support the ASPT graduate student research grants. Hours worked at the ASPT booth count towards volunteer time needed through BSA for reimbursement of student registration fees!
The ASPT Membership Committee is happy to announce that the popular student travel grant lottery from previous years will continue this year. The ASPT Council approved awarding 45 travel grants, each for $300, to attend Botany 2018 in Rochester, MN from July 21 - 25, 2018. Please see the application form and instructions. or READ ON...
The Botanical Society of America (BSA) and the American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT) are pleased to invite applications for the annual Botanical Advocacy Leadership Award. This award organized by the Environmental and Public Policy Committees of BSA and ASPT aims to support local efforts that contribute to shaping public policy on issues relevant to plant sciences.
Tropical Botany is an intensive course of study in the biology and systematics of tropical plants. The class is largely based on the extensive holdings of tropical vascular plants at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, The Kampong of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, University of Miami’s Gifford Arboretum, and the Montgomery Botanical Center.