Save the Date: Botany Conference 2024

Posted May 30, 2024



The Arizona Native Plant Society will hold its annual Botany 2024 Conference, the first in-person meeting since 2019, on 17 and 18 August. The venue for the conference will be the comfortable Center for Performing Arts at the Pima Community College (West Campus) in Tucson. The campus is easily accessible from I-10 and offers abundant free parking.
The conference agenda will include oral and poster presentations from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Saturday, 17 August. A continental breakfast will be offered from 8:30 to 9:00 AM on Saturday with a catered lunch at noon. On Sunday, August 18, several guided field trips will be offered to local areas, such as Tucson Mountain Park, Mount Lemmon, Catalina State Park, Ironwood Forest NM, and Tumamoc Hill. Attendees may also wish to visit independently some of the other natural history attractions in the Tucson area such as the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum, the Tucson Botanical Gardens, and the Tohono Chul Botanical Gardens and Gallery.
The conference committee is currently developing ideas for a conference theme and lining up potential speakers. Specific details about the conference agenda and registration information will be made available soon on the AZNPS website and through direct communications to Chapters and individual members