Past Presentations:

Ferns of the Five Boroughs: What's here, what we've lost, and what we're rediscovering

A WildMetro Presentation to the New York Fern Club
New York Botanical Gardens, Watson Building, 4th floor herbarium are
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aturday, April 1, 2006

Open to the public. There is no charge to attend this program-tell the entrance guard that you are attending the fern club meeting

Emily Kaplan, coordinator of Wildmetro's initative to survey and protect the ferns of NYC, will lead a discussion which will be illustrated with beautiful fern photos and GIS maps of current and historic fern distribution in the city. Emily will also describe how volunteers can help with field work and administrative aspects of the project. David Burg, president of WildMetro, will introduce the program. NYBG fern expert Michael Sundue will give a brief history and GIS volunteers Murray Lantner and Roman Koulikov will show how the maps are created. Bring a lunch; coffee and tea will be provided.

Rare fern adapted to limestone wall, Central Park