Botany 2003 Logo Aquatic and Wetland Plants:
Wet & Wild

26-31 July 2003

Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center Mobile, Alabama

Symposia and Colloquia


Recent advances in restoration of aquatic and wetland habitats (half-day)
Organizer: Judy Jernstedt, University of California, Davis, Tele: (530) 752-7166, E-mail:


Transgenic crops: Science, policy, politics (half-day)
Organizer: David M. Spooner, USDA, ARS, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Tele: (608) 262-0159 E-mail:

Sponsors: BSA Economic Botany, Genetics, Tropical Biology, Ecological, Physiological, and Systematics Sections

Dating in the 21st Century: Theory and reality in finding a date for your clade (full-day)
Organizers: Patrick S. Herendeen, George Washington University, Tele: (202) 994-5828, E-mail:, and Peter R. Crane, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK. Tele: 44-(0)-20-8332-5112, E-mail:

Sponsors: BSA Paleobotanical and Systematics Sections, and ASPT

Structural and functional adaptations of vascular plants to wetland ecosystems (full-day)
Organizers: James Seago, State University of New York, Oswego, Tele: (315) 312-2777, E-mail:, Frank Ewers, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Tele: (517) 353-9368, E-mail:, and William Friedman, University of Colorado, Boulder, Tele: (303) 492-3082, E-mail:

Sponsor: BSA Developmental and Structural Section

Methods and myths about conducting research in botany education (half-day)
Organizers: Marshall Sundberg, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS, Tele: (620) 341-5605, E-mail, and James Wandersee, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Tele: (225) 578-2348, E-mail:

Sponsor: BSA Teaching Section, McGraw Hill Higher Education 

Sex and individuality in lichens (half-day)
Organizers: James Lawrey, George Mason University, Fairfax, Tele: (703) 993-1059, E-mail:, and Paula DePriest, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Tele: (202) 357-2545, E-mail:

Sponsors: ABLS and BSA Bryological and Lichenological Section


Alpine plant biogeography on the large scale: Current stages and prospects (half-day)
Organizer: Reto Nyffeler, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Tele: 41(0) 1634-8442, E-mail: