The shale barrens of the central Appalachian mountains are renowned ecological communities in the eastern US, whose distinct flora and extreme environment conditions have captured the attention of botanists and ecologists for over a century.

This presentation will detail the discovery of Lena Artz’s collection notebooks and professional papers and the reconstruction of her remarkable life’s journey as a botanist outside of traditional research institutions.

Event Location: 
Botanical Research Institute of Texas
1700 University
Fort Worth , TX
Date and Time: 
Tuesday, September 6, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm