White Pine Chapter

Grand Rapids & West Michigan 

  Three white pines, each over 100 ft tall, near Muskegon Wastewater treatment plant.

Three white pines, each over 100 ft tall, near Muskegon Wastewater treatment plant.

Next meetings - 

  • October 20, Saturday, 2:00-4:00 PM GVSU Ontario Hall Room 164, 10525 Calder Dr, Allendale MI 49401.  The MBC Big Tree Program Coordinator, Ted Reuschel, spoke about the MBC Big Tree Program.  He used photos during the presentation to show many of the big trees in Michigan.  We learned about how he measures these trees.  He came from Lansing to speak to us,.

  • November 17, Saturday, 2:00-4:00 pm GVSU Ontario Hall, Room 164 — Sarah Pregitzer and Randy Butters have a longstanding interest in environmental causes.  They have a brand-new illustrated program, but the details are not ready.  

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See also the calendar outline here, or below. Click on the balloon for the date for more details.

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Do you wish to join the White Pine Chapter of the Michigan Botanical Club? Then click here to access the membership form.

General Information About Meetings

  • Members of the public are welcome to attend meetings which are held on Saturday, September through April.

  • Unless otherwise noted, meetings start at 2:00 pm and are held at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI.

  • Contact person: Dorothy Sibley, Phone 231-652-2036

2016 Officers

PresidentDorothy Sibley 231-652-2036

Vice President - Janet Skeberdis 231-924-0387

Treasurer - Robert Riepma 616-847-0751

Membership - Jelanie Bush 231-652-7046

Director at Large - Dave Chambers 231-652-6146

Director at Large - Craig Elston 616-822-4303

Director at Large - Arlene Obetts 616-874-8847