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Chapter Meeting: Learn Native Grasses
February 9, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
6:30 for refreshments/social and the meeting begins at 7:00 pm; the meeting will be in Swetenburg Hall which is inside the main building of the church.
Linda Chafin is the Conservation Botanist with the Plant Conservation Program at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, in Athens. At the Garden, she teaches botany classes, conducts plant and natural community inventories, and writes articles and books about Georgia’s native plants. She also works with the Botanical Garden’s “Certificate in Native Plants” program and with the Botanical Guardian Volunteers.
The University of Georgia Press published her book, “The Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Georgia” in 2007 and will be publishing “The Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Georgia and Surrounding States” in the spring of 2016.
Linda received a Master’s Degree in Botany from UGA in 1988, where she studied under Dr. Sam Jones, and has conducted rare species surveys and natural community inventories throughout the southeastern U.S.