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Washington Native Plant Society South Sound Chapter Meeting in Olympia


We start the new year with a chance to hear from the rare plant botanist for the Natural Heritage Program, Walter Fertig in Olympia on January 14 at the Coach House. Walter will talk about, Stalking the Wild Umtanum Buckwheat: Adventures in Rare Plant Hunting in Washington. Walter was previously botanist for the Wyoming Natural Heritage Program, head of the vegetation program at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and assistant curator of the Arizona State University Herbarium. He has a masters and doctorate in botany from the University of Wyoming.