Archive for the ‘Bryophytes’ category

Andrews Moss Foray Announced

June 7, 2010

From Keith Bowman at Syracuse Univerisity – I am happy to announce this year’s Andrews Foray.  It will be held in upstate New York around Syracuse.  The details are listed on the website which can be found at the following link.

*Key Dates:*

Registration Deadline – August 1, 2010
Foray Dates – September 17-19, 2010
*Registration cost:*

$105    Full registration including lodging, snacks and meals
$85      Student rate
$65      The charge for meals and registration and no lodging

The registration cost includes lodging an five meals (2 breakfasts, 2
lunches and 1 supper-Saturday), also all refreshments and related expenses.
We will provide light snacks for Friday evening.
Please share the link with anyone that you think might be interested in

Also, note that space is limited and on a first come-first served basis.  If
we have high interest I will try to reserve an additional lodge, but that is
dependent on availability.

Contact me with any questions at

The Crum Bryological Workshop for 2010 Announced

January 22, 2010

The Crum Workshop will be held this year in Tobermory, Ontario, Canada, at the very tip of the Bruce Peninsula, sticking out into Lake Huron, on September 23-28, 2010. Save the dates. There will be more information later in the year about facilities, etc. Our local representative is Jennifer Doubt (

William R. Buck
Institute of Systematic Botany
New York Botanical Garden
Bronx, NY 10458-5126, U.S.A.

phone: 718-817-8624
fax: 718-817-8648

October 2008 NY Rare Moss List Now Available

May 7, 2009

Aissa Feldmann of the New York Natural Heritage Program has just posted the new rare moss list for New York State. This is the first revision of the moss list since the late 1980s and reflects the recent work of Nat Cleavitt, Sue Williams and Nancy Slack. Click Here.