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Volume: 13
Issue Month Summary
13:2 April, 2012

Fossombronia sp in Central NY; Flora of the Chemung Pine Barrens; Spring Wildflowers of the NE, a Natural History (book review); Rambunctious Garden: Saving Nature in a Post-Wild World (book review); Native Plant Gardening Symposium Synopsis

13:1 February, 2012

Actual issue is 13:1 and date is Feb 2012 - incorrect info is on the document!  New to the Cayuga Lake Basin Flora: Chamaecrista fasciculata, Carex siccata; Butterflies & flora of Goetchius Wetland Preserve; Celastrus scandens; Haiku; Orchid hunting 

Volume: 12
Issue Month Summary
12:4 December, 2011

New sighting of seaside goldenrod, Solidago sempervirens in Tompkins County; buttonbush, Cephalanthus occidentalis; report on tree identification walk; CR Marks bequest. 

12:2 April, 2011

Earthworms, Garlic Mustard, and White-tailed Deer: The Fate of Our Forests - B Blossey; swallowwort control update; Carex frankii - Frank’s Sedge, New to Tompkins County and the Cayuga Lake Basin - D Werier; grape vines; Cayuga Inlet lichen outing; mosses & liverworts at Five Wells; Acer negundo followup 

Volume: 11
Issue Month Summary
11:4 December, 2010

Carex baileyi-new addition to Cayuga Basin flora; Microstegium control in Six Mile Creek and Ithaca College's South Hill natural area and  Montezuma NWLR; report of talk on Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) & Asian Longhorn Beetles; Interview with Christopher Sprague, a region 7 DEC forester on Beaver Meadow State Forest efforts to reduce deer population.

11:3 October, 2010

new lichen report for NY state (Flavopunctelia soredica); request for website help; FLNPS financial report 9/2009-8/2010; profile of Phytolacca americana; white chicory (Cichorium intybus)

Volume: 10
Issue Month Summary
10:4 November, 2009

Special edition on white tail deer impact on flora: Fermi Lab exclosure data (V Nuzzo); Deer, native plants and people (D Werier); quagmire of deer management (B Blossey); managment experience in Illinois (T Bittner); Cornell Research & management program (J Boulanger); Editorial comment (R Mitchell), The Real Deer Problem-beyond Cayuga Heights (D Segal); books about deer (G Vyverberg). Also FLNPS art exhibit, Marcellus shale, FLNPS Financial Statement 9/2008 - 8/2009

10:3 October, 2009

Brachypodium sylvaticum (slender false brome) newly invading NY; Myrmica rubra (red ant) update; future of FLNPS, native landscaping of road median; Microstegium (Japanese stilt grass) removal efforts; Inland salt marshes - report on Tony Eallonardo lecture; history of the Montezuma Fibre Company (Montezuma Marsh cat tail harvesting); trip reports: Chaumont Barrens, Thatcher's Pinnacles, Owasco Inlet

10:2 March, 2009

Hemlock Wooley Adelgid arrival in Finger Lakes; FLNPS at the Ithaca Festival; Profile: Indigo bush, Amorpha fruticosa; Myrmica rubra, the European red ant found in the NE; Tardigrades, a moss inhabitant; poem "The Woods Again"

Volume: 9
Issue Month Summary
9:1 February, 2008

 Usnea & Balsam Fir in Shindagin,  FL-PRISM, Cullina moss & fern book review, conifer walk, grassland management

Volume: 8
Issue Month Summary
8:4 December, 2007

Woodwardia virginica - Joe O'Rourke; New England WIldflower Society seeds; Name That Plant (Polygala pauciflora, Lilium) - David Werier; Ode to Little Bluestem - Rosemarie Parker; Annual Solstice preview; Microstegium removal (review of year 4) - Charlotte Acharya; Native Plant of the Month: Quercus, the Oaks - Dan Segal; Campanula aparinoides at Tully Lake - Susanne Lorbeer; Review of  David Werier’s talk, “Biodiversity…Lessons from Reznicek’s Sedge….” - Rosemarie Parker; Impressions from the Panel Discussion, 20 November 2007--quotes collected by Rosemarie Parker from various attendees & participants; Guided Mushroom Walk by Dr. Timothy Baroni - Melanie Kozlowski;  Rain Gardens, a neat idea for a new mixed bed - by Rosemarie Parker   

Volume: 5
Issue Month Summary
5:3 October, 2004

Carex backii newly documented in Southern Finger Lakes NY; Profile: Sedum telphioides, Actaea (Cimicifuga) racemosa; report on aster and goldenrod walk at Monkey Run