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.
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.
The ASPT is pleased to announce the Society’s annual competition for research grants for graduate student investigators for 2017. Support is available for both masters and doctoral students to conduct fieldwork, herbarium studies, and/or laboratory research in any area of plant systematics.
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.