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    ICPS Treasurer Position

    The ICPS seeks to fill an opening on the board of directors for the position of Treasurer. The successful candidate will have experience with small business accounting and banking as well as experience with carnivorous plants. Experience with non-profit organizations and/or international charity is desirable. The duties include monitoring e-mail notifications of financial activity on a daily basis, paying bills, preparing financial statements and yearly budget, working with our accountant to file the California and Federal income tax returns, and assisting the Membership Secretary and Store/Seedbank Manager with payment issues. Candidates should be responsive, meticulous, organized, a permanent resident of the United States, and live near a Chase Bank branch. Experience with Quickbooks or similar accounting software is a plus. Board meetings are via Skype and typically occur once a quarter in the evening (US time zones).

    The ICPS is the preeminent international body concerned with the cultivation, conservation, and education of and about carnivorous plants. The ICPS currently has over 1200 members worldwide as well as over 7000 social media followers. The ICPS is an all-volunteer organization and a registered US IRS 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation incorporated in California.

    Interested candidates should send a resume and single page description of their relevant background in both financial and carnivorous plant realms to the ICPS President, Marcel van den Broek at marcel@carnivorousplants.org. The deadline for applications is 1 November 2017. 

    Sat, 09/02/2017 - 19:44

    September 2017 CPN

    CPN CoverThe September 2017 issue of CPN is now out.

    The Carnivorous Plant Newsletter (CPN) is the official publication of the International Carnivorous Plant Society. It is published in March, June, September, and December.

    Features of CPN include horticultural articles, research papers, field trip reports, conservation news, book and literature reviews, cultivar descriptions, artwork, meeting announcements, and advertisements.

     

    • International Carnivorous Plant Society (ICPS) Treasurer
    • An account of Drosera section Prolifera — Richard Nunn and Greg Bourke
    • Quantification of growth benefit of carnivorous plants from prey — Lubomír Adamec
    • Carnivorous plants exhibit a unique tropism — Armando Simón
    • New cultivars — John Hummer and Phil Faulisi and Hawken Carlton and John Brittnacher

     

    Sat, 09/02/2017 - 18:52

    June 2017 CPN

    CPN CoverThe June 2017 issue of CPN is now out.

    The Carnivorous Plant Newsletter (CPN) is the official publication of the International Carnivorous Plant Society. It is published in March, June, September, and December.

    Features of CPN include horticultural articles, research papers, field trip reports, conservation news, book and literature reviews, cultivar descriptions, artwork, meeting announcements, and advertisements.

     

    Contents of the June 2017 Issue 46:2

    • Mid-Atlantic Carnivorous Plant Society — Kevin Zhang
    • Prey capture by Dionaea muscipula A review of scientific literature with supplementary original research — Stephen E. Williams and Siegfried R. H. Hartmeyer
    • Nepenthes robcantleyi: A natural hybrid — Geoff Mansell and Wally Suarez
    • Observations of new Roridula symbiotes — Frank Obregon
    • New cultivars — Christopher Crow and Olivier Bres and Andrea Amici and Fred Passkiewicz and Yi Chen and Alexander Fisch and Lucien Blacher 
    • Carnivorous plant cultivar names registered in 2016 

     

    Sat, 06/10/2017 - 17:05

    March 2017 CPN

    March 2017 CPNThe March 2017 issue of CPN is now out.

    The Carnivorous Plant Newsletter (CPN) is the official publication of the International Carnivorous Plant Society. It is published in March, June, September, and December.

    Features of CPN include horticultural articles, research papers, field trip reports, conservation news, book and literature reviews, cultivar descriptions, artwork, meeting announcements, and advertisements.

     

    Contents of the March 2017 Issue 46:1 

    • ICPS Conference 2018 -- Call for proposals — Marcel van den Broek 
    • The correct name for Drosera longiscapa and the mystery of D. madagascariensis from South Africa — Andreas Fleischmann 
    • The impact of soil type on Pygmy Drosera distribution — Richard Nunn and Hans Lambers 
    • Unexpected discovery of 7-Methyljuglone (Ramentaceone) in several Australian sundews — Jan Schlauer and Siegfried R. H. Hartmeyer and Irmgard Hartmeyer 
    • Many triggerplants (Stylidium spp.; Stylidiaceae) form arbuscular mycorrhizal associations — Stephen P. Moberly and Maxine Watson and Douglas W. Darnowski 
    • Further evidence of carnivory in triggerplants (Stylidium spp.; Stylidiaceae) — Douglas W. Darnowski 
    • Growing 20,000 Sarracenia seedlings — Chris McCarthy and Richard Wuydts 
    • New cultivars — Olivier Bres and Ries van Ool and Phil Faulisi and Michael Aronesty and Julien Müller
    Fri, 03/03/2017 - 15:07

    December 2016 CPN

    December 2016 CPNThe December 2016 issue of CPN is now out.

    The Carnivorous Plant Newsletter (CPN) is the official publication of the International Carnivorous Plant Society. It is published in March, June, September, and December.

    Features of CPN include horticultural articles, research papers, field trip reports, conservation news, book and literature reviews, cultivar descriptions, artwork, meeting announcements, and advertisements.

     

    Contents of the December 2016 Issue 45:4 

    • Nepenthes nebularum, a new species from Mindanao, Philippines — Geoff Mansell and Wally Suarez
    • The search for all of the victims and all of the killers — Douglas W. Darnowski 
    • Surviving wild Papua — Arthur Yin 
    • A carnivorous plant lover remembered — Laura Del Col Brown 
    • New cultivars — Francois Boulianne and Miroslav Srba and Miloslav Studnicka and Oliver Gluch
    • The ICPS conference 2016 — Marcel van den Broek
    Sun, 01/01/2017 - 21:15