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on: October 22, 2008, 10:04:18 AM
FNPS Science Advisory Committee Report
October 22, 2008
Paul A. Schmalzer, Ph.D.

1. The Call for Scientific Papers and Posters for the 2008 Annual Conference was developed and reviewed by the Executive Director. It was submitted for publication in The Palmetto and the Sabal minor. The Call appeared in the Fall issue of The Palmetto and in the October issue of Sabal minor. It has been submitted and posted on the FNPS web site. The Call was distributed by email in early October to the Science Committee distribution list.  FNPS Executive Director Karina Veaudry distributed the Call for Papers to the College and University contacts and to Chapters. The deadline for submissions will be February 15, 2009.

2. Past recipients of Endowment Research Awards were contacted to remind them that they are expected to present results of their research at an FNPS Annual Conference or prepare a paper for publication in The Palmetto.

3. The Announcement of the 2009 Endowment Research Awards was developed and reviewed by the Executive Director.  A joint procedure and an application form for Endowment Research Awards and Conservation Grant Awards were developed with Conservation Chair Gene Kelly. The application and announcements are available on the FNPS web site. The Announcement for the Research Awards was submitted for publication in The Palmetto and the Sabal minor. It appeared in the Fall issue of The Palmetto. It was distributed by email in mid October to the Science Committee distribution list. FNPS Executive Director Karina Veaudry distributed the Announcement of the Endowment Research Awards to College and University contacts and to Chapters. The deadline for applications will be March 6, 2009.

4. I have reviewed several papers submitted for publication in The Palmetto.


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