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Wendy Zomlefer 2020 Bartholomew Award

Dr. Wendy Zomlefer — 2020 Bartholomew Award Recipient

The Elizabeth Ann Bartholomew Award represents the Southern Appalachian Botanical Society’s highest recognition bestowed upon an individual. It honors the memory of its namesake’s untiring service to the public, to plant systematics, and to the Society. It is presented to individuals who have distinguished themselves in professional and public service that advances our knowledge and appreciation of plants and their scientific, cultural, and aesthetic values, and/or exceptional service to the… Read More »Dr. Wendy Zomlefer — 2020 Bartholomew Award Recipient

Best Paper in Ecology — 2020 Richard & Minnie Windler Award

The Richard and Minnie Windler Award recognizes the authors of the best systematics and ecology papers published in Castanea during the previous year. The 2020 Richard and Minnie Windler Award for Best Paper in Ecology goes to Ryan Huish, Amy E. Faivre, Melissa Manow, and Conley K. McMullen for “Investigations Into the Reproductive Biology of the Southern Appalachian Endemic Piratebush (Buckleya distichophylla): Pollination Biology, Fruit Development, and Seed Germination” (Castanea… Read More »Best Paper in Ecology — 2020 Richard & Minnie Windler Award

Micranthes careyana

Best Paper in Systematics – 2020 Richard & Minnie Windler Award

The Richard and Minnie Windler Award recognizes the authors of the best systematics and ecology papers published in Castanea during the previous year. The 2020 Richard and Minnie Windler Award for Best Paper in Systematics goes to Max Lanning and Kathy Mathews for “Taxonomy, Distribution, and Lectotypification of Two Rare, Southern Appalachian Saxifrages, Micranthes careyana and M. caroliniana” (Castanea 84[1]:93–108) Katherine G. Mathews, Ph.D. Professor and Director of WCU Herbarium Department… Read More »Best Paper in Systematics – 2020 Richard & Minnie Windler Award

2020 Deadlines for Student Scholarships and Awards

Botany Students, It’s Time To Apply! SABS offers awards that help students conduct research, attend classes at biological field stations, present research at the Association of Southeastern Biologists conference, and for excellence in poster and oral presentations at the conference. Each of these awards can be given to multiple students, depending on the applications received. Applications are now online and easier than ever. Most can be completed in under 10… Read More »2020 Deadlines for Student Scholarships and Awards