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In addition to the news posted by various members of the volunteer community (listed below), check out the latest Bayou Foliage, our volunteer newsletters.

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Compendium of Plants: Update

Posted by Shawn Gano on November 6, 2011 22:29 CST

Check out the latest version of Lyman Brown's Compendium of Plants on the home page! 

Compendium of Plants at ABNC

Posted by Shawn Gano on October 8, 2011 22:21 CDT

Check out the three volumes of plants at ABNC that Lyman Brown has put together for us at the bottom of the home page! 

2011 Proposed Bylaws

Posted by Shawn Gano on September 20, 2011 22:23 CDT

Please read and be prepared to vote at the next volunteer meeting

Here is the full document:  2011 bylaws

Proposed volunteer board slate for 2011:

Posted by Thomas Scarsella on December 4, 2010 19:37 CST

CHAIR - Tom Scarsella (second term)
VICE CHAIR – Mary Alice Trumble, contingent on her being able to remain editor of Bayou Foliage.
TREASURER – Eleanor Stanley
SECRETARY – Jill Macomber
GREETERS – Stan Krauhs
OUTREACH – Adriana Sicotte
WEEKDAY ED – Paula Scott Garcia
WEEKEND TRAILS - Gaye Batiz (second term)
FACILITIES – Marijn Liffijt 
ADMISSIONS - Liz VanOrstrand (second term)

News from the garden, by: Hilary

Posted by Shawn Gano on August 25, 2010 08:51 CDT

Gardening volunteers met during the social time before the Volunteer meeting on August 12.  This will be a regular meeting time on second Thursdays.  Other volunteers are welcome to join us.

We discussed ways to communicate more often with the group, whether by e-mail or in person, particularly about that all-important chore of Watering.  We decided to have two days a month when we can actively plan ahead to be there, knowing that there's a good chance we will meet at least one other gardener in the garden.  This should lead to more cohesive planning and action!  It will also be a good time for other interested volunteers to see what we’re up to.

These two days will be:
- the first Thursday morning,
- the third Saturday afternoon.....

Click here to read more

Harmful Algal Blooms

Posted by Shawn Gano on January 25, 2010 20:54 CST

A nice overview of Harmful Algal blooms (and a brief mention of my Phyto iPhone app) in a podcast (audio) put together by NOAA: http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/podcast/nov09/mw111209.mp3

iPhone Phytoplankton App

Posted by Shawn Gano on January 5, 2010 20:00 CST

Rebekah and I have been working with NOAA and the master naturalists identifying phytoplankton.  As part of that effort I wrote a small iPhone app to help learn the different species and it was featured on the "NOAA World" web site. (It mentions ABNC)

New web site!

Posted by Shawn Gano on April 25, 2009 10:01 CDT

We have released a new web site that is more interactive.  If you are a volunteer hit the register link in the upper right corner to begin! 

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