Botanical Society of Western Pennsylvania

BSWP Activities

BSWP meetings are held on the second Monday of the month at 7:15 p.m. in Kresge Theater, Carlow University, 3333 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA (Oakland). Kresge Theater is on the top floor of the Grace Library and is accessed from the upper campus. Place a note on your dashboard saying “Botanical Society Meeting,” or use your parking permit.

Members and guest speakers present topics of botanical interest. The public is invited to attend these meetings.

Field trips, led by members of the Society, are open to everyone, including non-
Registration for BSWP field trips
is not required.
Trips last 3 to 4 hours but
can leave at any time. For questions,
contact the trip leader listed in the newsletter, or Loree
Speedy. Wear shoes
that can get wet or muddy. Water
and a
hat are recommended in the summer. 

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Extended field trips are scheduled to specific areas of interest and are usually weekend-long. Some of these places have been the Bruce Peninsula in Canada, Dolly Sods in West Virginia, Presque Isle Sand Dunes in Erie,
Cranberry Glades, Cranesville Swamp, Canoe Creek State Park, and Tionesta Scenic Area.