When

04/04/2024    
12:00 am

Where

The Union League of Philadelphia
140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19102

Event Type

Loading Map....

Rick McCourt, Curator of Botany, Director of Systematic Biology and Evolution, Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University will discuss Lewis and Clark and their agricultural-related explorations. There are 222 dried, pressed plants in the Lewis & Clark Herbarium that reside in the Academy of Natural Sciences and another 10 specimens of Meriwether Lewis reside in the Royal Botanical Garden in Kew, England. Connections between the Lewis & Clark Herbarium with several prominent horticultural people in the late 1800s, will be discussed. Union League

Logistics

  • Thursday, April 4, 2024 with meet and greet at 11:30 am.; luncheon at noon; and program at 1:00 pm.
  • Registration fee is $35 and pre-registration is required.  Vegetarian meals are available in scheduled at registration.  Register by contacting pspaonline@gmail.com with the name(s) of the people attending, their affiliations, and emails.
  • Make check out to Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture and mail to PSPA Treasurer, 816 Brookwood Lane,
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010.
  • Click here and follow the link to purchase your ticket for luncheon meetings with PayPal or Credit Card.
  • Dress Code at Union League is Business Casual – collared shirts, long pants (not jeans) for men; for women, long pants (not jeans), skirts, dresses and business casual tops

Contact Scott Sheely at pspaonline@gmail.com with any questions.  Registrations ends by COB on Monday, April 1, 2024.