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 […]

Webinar – Combatting the Red Palm Weevil

COMBATTING THE RED PALM WEEVIL: Agrint loTree Technology with Yehonatan Ben Hamozeg  After years of development, Agrint has created the IoTree technology. This innovative solution is based on a durable, energy-efficient sensor that is highly sensitive to the slightest movement of the larvae at their early stages of life, and thus provides early detection of […]

March 2021 Newsletter

Sixty-Five Years of The International Palm Society by Dr. Scott Zona Illuminating 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, PALMS co-editor and IPS Director Dr. Scott Zona tells his story: My interest in palms began […]

Webinar – Palms of Vietnam with Andrew Henderson

Watch the Recorded Webinar PALMS OF VIETNAM with Andrew Henderson  Andrew Henderson, Botanist/Palm Specialist at New York Botanical Garden since 1987. During his tenure at the Garden, Mr. Henderson has been primarily involved in systematic research on the palm family. He has revised approximately 30 genera comprising 800 species. His revisionary work has been based […]