Herbarium Lunch

Herbarium Lunch

Herbarium Lunch is our fun, informal and informative series of lunch hour talks on plants, plant research, and plant-related travel. Speakers are usually herbarium staff, researchers or volunteers, but sometimes are recruited from the university at large or the diverse Tucson community of people interested in plants.

Herbarium Lunch talks are held in the public area of Herring Hall on Thursdays, from 12 noon to 1 pm. Feel free to bring your lunch.

Want to give a presentation, or know of somebody who would like to be added to the UA Herbarium Listserv? Contact Shelley McMahon.

Spring 2014 Schedule -- under development!

Thursday, January 23: Chad Yost, UA Geosciences: "Phytoliths: plant opal silica microfossils and their use in paleoenvironmental and archaeological investigations"

Thursday, January 30: Dr. Hanghui Kong, South China Botanical Garden, CAS: "Polyploidization study in Aconitum subgen. Lycoctonum (DC.) Peterm. (Ranunculaceae)"

Thursday, February 6: Michael Chamberland, Tucson Botanical Garden: "Monsoon botanizing in the Tropical Deciduous Forest around Alamos, Sonora"

Thursday, February 13: Rodrigo Renteria-Valencia, UA Anthropology: TBA

Thursday, February 20: Matt Johnson, Desert Legume Program: "Plants of the Australian Outback"

Thursday, February 27: NO TALK (ARIZ staff will be away at a conference)

Thursday, March 6: Doug Ripley, AZ Native Plant Society: "The Flora, Fauna, and People of North-Central and Northeastern India"

Thursday, March 13: Dave Bertelsen: "Plant Responses to Climate"

Thursday, March 27: NO TALK (Betsy Arnold will be hosting Tucson High School students in her week-long Fungal Biodiversity Workshop)

Thursday, April 3: Sue Carnahan: "PAPAZ Flora of the Salero Ranch"

Thursday, April 10: Joey Charboneau, EEB: "Floristics on the glaciated plains and island mountain ranges of northeastern Montana"

Thursday, April 17: Richard Felger, TBA

Thursday, April 24:

Thursday, May 1: Julia Fonseca, Pima County Office of Sustainability and Conservation: "Plants of the Cienega Creek Natural Preserve"

Thursday, May 8: