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ASBS Newsletter

Number 168-169, September–December 2016

Contents

  • From the President
  •      ASBS 2016 conference, Alice Springs. . . . .1
  •      Conference Awards. . . . .1
  •      Nancy T. Burbidge Medal. . . . .1
  •      Decadal Plan. . . . .1
  •      eFlora of Australia. . . . .2
  •      Holiday season greetings. . . . .2
  • ASBS Inc. business
  •      38th Annual General Meeting of the Australasian Systematic Botany Society Inc. Minutes. . . . .2
  •      Attachment 1: President's report. . . . .4
  •      Attachment 2: Treasurer's report. . . . .6
  •      Attachment 3: ASBS Website Report: 1 July 201530 June 2016. . . . .14
  •      Attachment 4: Newsletter report. . . . .14
  •      Attachment 5: Facebook group report. . . . .15
  •      Attachment 6: Research grants report. . . . .16
  •      Attachment 7: Grants Policy Standing Committee report. . . . .17
  • The Nancy Burbidge Medal
  •      Dr Anthony E. Orchard, Burbidge Medallist 2016. . . . .20
  •      Burbidge Medal talk: Allan Cunningham: botanist, explorer, ecologist, geographer (and zoologist,
  •      geologist, plant geographer, anthropologist, agricultural consultant, linguist, and social commentator). . . . .21
  • The annual ASBS conference
  •      Systematic botany a view from the Centre: ASBS Conference Report. . . . .31
  •      Field trip report ASBS 2016 meeting Alice Springs. . . . .35
  • News
  •      News from the West. . . . .38
  •      News from the Allan Herbarium, Lincoln, New Zealand. . . . .39
  •      The passing of two leading New Zealand botanists. . . . .43
  •      Science careers poorly promoted. . . . .43
  •      In addition to botanising .... . . . .43
  •      Robert Gunn Tasmanian plant catalogue located. . . . .43
  •      Art Gallery of WA colonial art exhibition. . . . .43
  •      Cuts to Trove in Federal budget. . . . .43
  •      VicFlora launched. . . . .43
  • Web sites of interest
  •      A rich source of vouchered pictures of world plant families. . . . .44
  •      Australasian botanic gardens. . . . .45
  •      Botanic Gardens, Australia & New Zealand (BGANZ). . . . .45
  •      Australian Association of Friends of Botanic Gardens. . . . .45
  • ABRS report. . . . .46
  •      Promoting systematics
  •      noto|biotica, a new blog for Australasian biosystematics. . . . .47
  • Atlas of Living Australia report
  •      Collections community coordinator update (aka: ALA CCC FYIs). . . . .48
  • Miscellanea
  •      Reminiscences of Bob Thorne (19202015) and a visit to Lord Howe Island in 1981. . . . .50
  • Grants
  •      Citizen science project grants. . . . .51
  • Obituaries
  •      Henry E. Connor CNZM, MSc (Hons), DSc, FRSNZ 4 August 1922 26 July 2016. . . . .52
  •      Editorial notes. . . . .53
  •      Henry Connor: ASBS Burbidge Lecturer. . . . .53
  •      A personal tribute by Peter de Lange. . . . .53
  •      Notice. 2017 Membership Fees. . . . .53
  •      Dr M.I.H. (Ian) Brooker AM 2nd June 1934 25th June 2016. . . . .54
  •      Ian Brooker eucalypt icon. . . . .63
  •      Ian Brooker: types, new taxa and combinations, collections. . . . .65
  • Book reviews
  •      From little things big things grow. . . . .67
  • New books
  •      Detecting and responding to alien plant incursions. . . . .69
  •      Weeds of the South-east an identification guide for Australia. . . . .70
  • ASBS 2017 conference
  •      Integrating Systematics for Conservation and Ecology a September meeting for ASBS in Adelaide. . . . .70
  • Chapter conveners. . . . .71
  • Contacting major Australasian herbaria and systematics institutions. . . . .71
  • ASBS publications. . . . .72
  • About the Society and becoming a member. . . . .73
  • About the Newsletter: contributions, advertisements and the Editors. . . . .73

 

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