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    Update:

    Well, this is going to be the WAY short version because I have not slept in 3 days. So, Charley comes through and tears up florida. Being in a hurricane prone area ourselves we hold a staff meeting and decide that we should help. I get the call to quarterback the expidition and off I go. Lead...
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    Hurricane charley

    First of all, I hope everyone who was in the path of this bad boy is well. Being that I am in New Orleans I watch hurricanes very closely, regardless of where they are heading. This one in particular is very eye opening. I have family in Ft. Meyers. For 2 days EVERY expert said this storm was...
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    Why we need tort reform in the us.

    First of all, the link that brought this up. http://www.nypost.com/news/regionalnews/25845.htm Now, some of you might think this is a non-issue, or it just doesn't affect you right? Wrong. Have you noticed your rising auto insurance, health ins., even home owners insurance is slated to go up...
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    Making the constitution useless

    Why is it that the gov't is so blatently trying to take away our constitution little by little? Take a look at this new bill that Kerry is co-sponsoring. Now, Bush isn't any better with his Patriot act, but Kerry has been on both sides of that so I don't really know how he feels about it. I...
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    Auction shipping

    Ok, after a major FUBAR on my side phase 1 of the shipping payments was misplaced and just recently found (I only found out recently that they where not sent) Well, all my records are by forum names and all the packages are by real name. So record keeping is a bit difficult at this stage. With...
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    New contest

    A logo contest, inspired by our very own PAKtioneer is open in the NASC foler. Up for grabs is my very own, very prized, and very sought after (Sorry bugweed) S Leuco with very precise history and location data (County info will be included) I recieved it from a very prominent member of the CP...
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    NASC Contest entries

    Ok folks, we actually have some money in the till, so in light of this I am going to take half of it and get a new TV. I have been diggin them RP digital W/S big screens. Ok ok, just kidding. We really need a logo. So, all you photo/paint shop pro's can belly up and show off your stuff. Up...
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    Alternate energy sources

    A thread in the conservation forum has sparked the interest in my mind again. I am very interested in Alternate energy sources and have researched them in the past. It is plainly obvious that we need a new source of energy. The oil crisis (which I predict to get better in the summer, just in...
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    Funny story number 2

    Ok, as I am going through all the snail mail I recieved yesterday, I come upon funny story #2. Someone sent me a payment for 4 items won. Total comes to 79 bucks. Now, first of all, he sent the payment in cash. Now, I don't know if I am the only one, but I would NOT be comfortable sending that...
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    Not funny

    Ok, I am not going to name any names here, but.... To the cat that sent me the NASC auction payment in a 40lb box of FREAKING PENNIES AND NICKELS, the look on my face right now is how I look when I am not laughing. ####, I darn near need a dolly just to move the dang thing. Ok, it may not be...
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    Bog trip, day 2

    Ok, so day 2. We got a late start because I had to do a few things at work, so no breakfast at Cafe' Du Monde. We fire up the pick-up and start heading east on I-10. We hadn't made it out of LA for 10 minutes when Jay is oh so casually saying "Wow, theres a big stand". So screach go the tires as...
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    Southern bog trip with Jay Lechtman

    As some of you know, at the last minute I was informed that Jay would be in town. We set up sort of an impromptu bog trip that wound up lasting 2 days . Well, after 2 days, 1 sun burn, 3 tanks of gas, 2 GREAT hole in the wall BBQ joints and over 700 total miles traveled I must say, it was a...
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    Hosting pics

    I am doing a write up on my recent bog adventure and I need a site to host my pics on. Anyone have a place they use?
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    Business Plan

    This is what we have to date for a business plan. Special thanks to Noah, Steve, Carl and the many I forgot whom helped. If anyone has any comments please feel free. North American Sarracenia Conservancy Mission: The mission of the National Sarracenia Collection is to serve as a...
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    Need someone computer savy

    Is there anyone out there computer savy enough to set up a real time chat to where we could all get together and throw ideas out there and discuss some things. E-mail is slow and hard to debate any ideas at a decent rate. We would have to set up a suitable time, probably over the weekend when...
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    Committee definitions

    I. Inventory committee: B. Order of Business: 1. Form a list of material on hand 2. get report from the Placement Committee as to possible space available. 3. Get a list of those Herbariums?Bot. Gardens willing to contribute material and add this to the inventory list a) Include...
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    Formation of Committiees and nominations

    First of all, we would like to accept any new nominations for the position of President. There will be a vote soon to make it official. So if there is anyone out there that feels like they can handle the task and do a good job, please speak up. Secondly, we are forming 5 committees and we...
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    Fact gathering

    A lot of people are asking what they can do to help, and here is one of them. We need people to gather facts and statistics. Info on how fast Sarrs are disapearing from the wild, how many are estimated to be left. How many there where 10 years ago. Habitat destruction, the effect of poaching on...
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    Coding system

    Snowy has been working on a coding system for the project. It looks great to me so far, so I am posting it here for everyone to discuss. Here's how the coding system will work. Example: S. purpurea ssp. purpurea f. heterophylla, Walton Co. FL. Using the species name, we can get the first...
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    Our foundations name

    Time to get rolling. I am trying to seperate things as we speak to keep some of the confusion down. We need to decide upon our name. I copy/pasted something from bugweeds post, because I couldn't say it any better myself (been a ROUGH weekend, sorry for not being more presant) So... without...
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