October 2021 Newsletter

PIMBY – The Los Angeles County Museum of Art Palms In My Backyard (PIMBY) is a recurring series initiated during the pandemic. Travel restrictions merit an opportunity for us to enjoy palms where we live! In the October issue of the IPS newsletter, learn more about how the Los Angeles County Museum of Art established […]

September 2021 Newsletter

There is still time to register for the IPS midterm meeting! The International Palm Society midterm meeting is open to members only and will convene in Tampa/Sarasota, Florida beginning with a banquet on the evening of October 31, 2021. IPS Midterm Meeting in Tampa/Sarasota, Florida, USA The IPS Midterm Meeting is, at its heart, a […]

August 2021 Newsletter

The IPS is traveling again… and you are invited! The International Palm Society midterm meeting will convene in Tampa/Sarasota, Florida beginning with a banquet on the evening of October 31, 2021. IPS Midterm Meeting in Tampa/Sarasota, Florida, USA The IPS Midterm Meeting is, at its heart, a business meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 3, but there […]

July 2021 Newsletter

Dates to Save As we emerge from the pandemic, the newsletter can now, thankfully, pivot to bona fide announcements for actual events. And finally, this includes travel! IPS Webinar Join us for our next webinar The event will take place on July 31, 2021, 2 :00 p.m. ET. The event is free for members, but […]

June 2021 Newsletter

Sixty-Five Years of The International Palm Society  This continuing series illuminates the synergy between palm botanists and our mission of research, edu-cation, and conservation. Scientists and devoted enthusiasts are invited to share their rich experiences. In this issue, Donald Hodel from the University of California shares his story. My Half Century with Palms By Donald […]

May 2021 Newsletter

Sixty-Five Years of The International Palm Society by Dr. Andrew Henderson This continuing series illuminates the synergy between palm botanists and our mission of research, education, and conservation. Scientists and devoted enthusiasts are invited to share their rich experiences. In this issue, the New York Botanical Garden’s palm biologist, Dr. Andrew Henderson, tells his story: […]

Webinar – Pacific Island Palms

PACIFIC ISLAND PALMS with Don R. Hodel Donald Hodel has traveled extensively in the Pacific for over 45 years in his pursuit of palms as a research interest as well as a hobby. He will discuss and illustrate some of his most memorable and favorite palms in habitat on islands from Hawaii in the northeast […]

Silent Auction: Now through end of May!

Silent auction It’s hard to believe that it’s been 65 years since our founder, Dent Smith, distributed the very first Bulletin—what is now known as the Palms Journal. In celebration of this momentous occasion, we are holding a silent auction during the entire month of May for friends of the International Palms Society! Now through […]

April 2021 Newsletter

Sixty-Five Years of The International Palm Society by Dr. Larry Noblick This continuing series illuminates the synergy between palm botanists and our mission of research, edu-cation, and conservation. Scientists and devoted enthusiasts are invited to share their rich experiences. In this issue, IPS Director and Montgomery Botanical Center palm biologist Dr. Larry Noblick tells his […]