Biologists

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List of Plant Biologists of South Florida

(In phone numbers the “x” refers to the extension)
Melissa E. Abdo, M.Sc.
International Plant Conservation & the Herbarium, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden,
10901 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables, FL, 33156
Voice: 305-669-4071
Interests: biodiversity conservation, sustainable development, habitat mapping and protected area management, sustainable agroforestry, international program evaluation and monitoring
mabdo@fairchildgarden.org
Augusto Cesar Abreu, Student at Miami-Dade College
12131 SW 179 Terr., Miami, FL 33177
Voice:305-710-7196
cesarabreubellsouth.netGinger M. Allen, M.Ed. University of Florida/IFAS
Southwest Florida Research & Education Center
2686 State Road 29, North Immokalee, FL 34142
Voice: 239-658-3400 Fax:239-658-3469
Interests: Senior Biological Scientist and Florida Master Naturalist Program Coordinator
GMAllenmail.ifas.ufl.edu
www.MasterNaturalist.org

Claudia Arrieta, B.S., Agronomy; Graduate student at University of Florida
837 SW 118 Terrace Davie, FL 33325
Voice: 954-577-6362 Fax: 954-749-3144 Interests: natural areas management, soil management

arrietaufl.edu


Tomas Ayala-Silva, Ph.D., Plant Soil Sciences, Washington University Horticulturist/Curator,

Subtropical Horticulture Research Station, National Germplasm Repository, USDA-ARS-SHRS,13601 Old Cutler Road, Miami, FL 33158
austintomas.ayala-silvaars.usda.gov

Ted Baker, FASLA, MLA, Florida International University, MDes, Landscape Planning and Ecology Harvard University GSD
Landscape Architect, Parks Administration, City of Miami, 444 Southwest 2nd Ave., 8th Floor, Miami, FL 33130 Voice: 305-416-1387 (o), 305-479-9109 (c), 786-877-9331 (Blackberry), 305-416-2154 (fax) Interests: landscape ecology, native plants ebaker
miamigov.com

Melanie Barnes, B.A., Biology, Reed College
Archbold Biological Station, 123 Main Drive, Venus, FL 33960 Voice: 863-465-2571 x 234 Fax: 863-699-1927 Interests: floral evolution, breeding systems, rare plants, conservation
melaniebarnes79 yahoo.com

Michael J. Barry, B.S., University of Michigan 1061 Michigan Ave., Naples, FL 34103 Voice: 941-825-1805 Fax: 941-948-9231 Interests: land management, plant ecology, southwest Florida
ecofld2aol.com

Bradley C. Bennett, Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Professor
Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Voice: 305-348-3586

Interests: southern Florida and Neotropical ethnobotany, flora of southern Florida, medicinal plants, plant natural products
bennettfiu.edu

David W Black , Ph.D., Biology, University of Miami
South Florida Water Mgmt District, 23500 SW Kanner Hwy, Canal Point, FL 33438

Voice: 561-686-8800 x3337 Interests: plant ecology, fire ecology
dblacksfwmd.gov


Mike Bodle, M.S., Environmental Chemistry/Science, Florida Institute of Technology South Florida Water Management District, P. O. Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680 Voice: 561-682-6132 Fax: 561-681-6232 Interests: natural areas management, exotic plant management, Florida native botany

mbodlesfwmd.gov

Maureen Bonness , Ph.D., Botany, University of Texas at Austin

7390 Rookery Lane Naples, FL 34120 Voice: 941-348-8178 Fax: 941-348-8998 Interests: plant adaptations to diverse habitats; plant natural products (endogenous role; medicinal value)
bonnessinfionline.net

James W. Borrone , M.S., Chemistry, Florida Atlantic University 1811 SW 55th Avenue, Plantation, FL 33317 (alternate:

Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
) Voice: 954-242-4777 jborro01
fiu.edu


John Bradford, MBA, Finance, Loyola College


695 NE Savanna Vista, Jensen Beach, FL 34957 Voice: 772-334-6660 Fax: 772-334-6662 Interests: grasses, sedges, rushes, frogs, and toads


cyclura


bellsouth.net

FloridaGrasses.org


Dick Brewer, M.A., Ball State University


2871 4th St. NE, Naples, FL 34120 Voice: 941-352-4828 Interests: native ferns, Tillandsia, epiphytic orchids


dickbrewer
att.net


Mandy Brothers, B.S. Biology, Kent State University Archbold Biological Station, P. O. Box 2057, Lake Placid, FL 33862 Voice: 863-465-2571 Interests: conservation, ecology, and reproductive biology of endangered plants




abrother
kent.edu


Tom Brown , B.S., B.A., University of Florida 14300 SW 87 Avenue, Palmetto Bay, FL 33176 Voice: 305-251-9714 Interests: native plants and ecosystems, ecological restoration




brown9714
bellsouth.net


Michael Bundy EcoGroup International Corporation, P. O. Box 792, Parrish, Florida 34219 Voice: 941-915-8798 Fax: 941-776-3700

michael.bundy
ecogroup.econetwork.com


Philip Busey, Ph.D., Agronomy, University of Arizona
Professor Emeritus, University of Florida
Phil Busey Agronomy Consulting Inc, 837 SW 120th Way, Davie, FL 33325 Voice: 954-579-3932 Fax: 954-474-7502 Interests: soil, water, nutrients, crop and landscape management, grasses, weeds philphilbusey.com

www.philbusey.com

Tatiana Caballero, Biology Student, Florida Atlantic University
3699 Coral Tree Circle, Coconut Creek, FL 33073 Voice: 954-935-5886 Interests: plant ecology, plant physiology, plant-insect interactions
cabta78yahoo.com

Yuria Cardel, B.S., Biology, Florida International University



Department of Biological Sciences, OE167, Florida International University, University Park,



11200 SW 8th Street,
Miami, FL 33199 Voice: 305-348-3415; Fax: 305-348-1986 Interests: plant-animal interactions

ycarde02
fiu.edu


Christina M. Casado-Acorn, M.S Biology, University of Missouri – St. Louis



Miami-Dade County, Environmentally Endangered Lands Program, 33 SW 2nd Avenue, PH2, Miami, FL 33130-1540 Voice:
305-372-6471; Fax: 305-372-6759 Interests: bryophytes, epiphytes, Pine Rocklands, hammocks, public lands

casadc
miamidade.gov


Nadja Chamberlain, BLA, Univ. of Washington, Seattle



415 27th Street, West Palm Beach, FL 334079 Voice: 561-833-4547
Interests: natural areas management, land use planning nadjafla
hotmail.com


Robyn Chiarelli, B.A., Biology, Brandeis University



USDA-ARS-IPRL (Invasive Plant Research Laboratory),




3225 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314 Voice:
954-475-6561 Fax: 954-476-9169 Interests: Biological control of invasive plant species scafire_robyn
yahoo.com

Theresa Chormanski, MS, Biology, Florida International University



Biology, Health & Wellness, Room 3265-5, Miami-Dade College, Kendall Campus, 11011 SW 104th Street, Miami, FL 33176-3393 Voice:
305-237-2367


Fax: 305-237-0891 Interests: plant morphology and physiology,


South Florida ecology, botany education tchorman


mdc.edu


Roger S. Clark, B.A., Biology, BS-Wildlife Biology, North Carolina State University



Lee County Department of Parks& Recreation, 3410 Palm Beach Blvd., Ft. Myers, FL 33916 Voice:
239-461-7453


Fax: 239-461-7460 Interests: plant communities and their functions, wildlifes


roger
leegov.com


Jaeson Clayborn, M.S.., University of South Florida
9130 SW 137th Ave. Apt. 1115, Miami, FL 33186
Interests: insect / plant interactions, fire ant / native ant interactions. Extracurricular interests include most sports especially basketball and football, salsa dancing, and MarioKart jclay010
 fiu.edu


Sarah J. Colby, B.S., Environmental Studies, Binghamton University 10490 SW 12th Ter. Apt.111 Miami, FL 33174 scolby53
hotmail.com


Alyssa Cook , B.S., Marine and General Biology, Florida Institute of Technology 1275 SW 46th Ave. # 2104, Pompano Beach, FL 33069 Voice: 954-972-0955 Interests: mangrove ecology, exotic species/removal fire ecology alycook
netzero.net


Hillary Cooley , M.S., Environmental Studies, Florida International University Everglades National Park, 40001 State Road 9336, Homestead, FL 33034 Voice: 305-242-7875; Fax 305-242-7836 Hillary_Cooley
partner.nps.gov


J. Scott Cooper, B.S., Marine and General Biology, Florida Institute of Technology USGS-BRD Lab, 33100 Tamiami Trail E, Ochopee, FL 34141
Voice: 941- 695-1149 Interests: mangrove ecology, exotic species/removal fire ecology


J_Scott_Cooper
nps.gov


Anne Cox , Ph.D., Biological Sciences, Florida International University Ecolo-G, Inc., 431 Jupiter Lakes Blvd. #2104A, Jupiter, FL 33458 Voice: 561-744-9531; Fax: 561-744-4888; Cell 561-339-1549 Interests:


Asimina tetramera, listed plant species,botany, kayaking, photography annecox
bellsouth.net


Jonathan H. Crane, Ph.D.

University of Florida, Tropical Research and Education Center, 18905 S.W. 280 St. Homestead, FL 33031-3314
Voice: 305-246-7001 x290 Fax: 305-246-7003 Interests:


tropical fruits, ecology, palms, cycads, ornamental plants jhcr
mail.ifas.ufl.edu


Camille Darby ARM Loxahatchee NWR 10216 Lee Road Boynton Beach, FL 33437 Voice: 561-735-6027; Fax: 561-369-7190 Interests: exotic plants, insect-plant interactions, plant taxonomy acdarby
yahoo.com


Thomas (Tom) L. Davenport, Ph.D, Plant Physiology, Texas A&M University



University of Florida, Tropical Research and Education Center, 18905 S.W. 280 St. Homestead, FL 33031-3314
Voice: 305-246-7001 x215 Fax: 305-246-7003 Interests:


reproductive physiology of tropical fruit trees tldav
ifas.ufl.edu


Matt Davis, M.S., University of Miami 172A West Flagler St., Miami, FL 33130 Voice: 305-377-7274 x7223 Fax: 305-377-7293 Interests: South Florida habitat, restoration, and maintenance


mdavis
sfwmd.gov


David DeLoach Dias Bros Garden Services Accounts Supervisor; 6881 SW 77th Ter., South Miami, 33143 Voice: 561-212-0316 (c), 561-441-1026 (w) Interests: ISA Certified Arborist #fl6261A drdave360
 att.net


or


dd2
 diaslandscapes.net


Pattan J. Dial, Ph.D., Biology-Eco-physiology, City University of New York PPQ/ APHIS, USDA, 1700 NW 66 Ave, Plantation, FL



33313 Voice: 954-797-6925

F
ax: 954-797-6902 Interests: international agriculture – food production and product development -from breeding to budding; mitigating losses due to pests, improving health and productivity with eco-physiology including hormones (where applicable)

patttanjalidal.bissoondial


aphis.usda.gov


Mike Duever, Ph.D., University of Georgia Natural Ecosytems, 985 Sanctuary Rd., Naples, FL 34120 Voice: 239-304-1847 Interests: wetland ecology and natural area management


mikeduever
naples.net


James Duquesnel, B.S., Marine Biology, Richard Stockton College John D. Pennekamp Coral Reef and Dagny Johnson Key Largo Hammock Botanical State Parks, Post Office Box 487, Key Largo, FL 33037 Voice: 305-451-1202 Fax: 305-853-3555 Interests: community ecology, Keys native plants in landscape design, invasivion ecology and management, habitat restoration


James.G.Duquesnel


dep.state.fl.us
www.floridastateparks.org/pennekamp/default.cfm


Kristy Dziemiela, B.S., Ecology, Florida Atlantic University 382 Tequesta Drive, Tequesta, Fl. 33469 Voice: 561-575-6778 Interests: ethnobotany, invasives, plant ecology kdziemiela
eq-inc.com


Sharon Ewe, Ph.D., Biology, University of Miami Ecology and Environment, Inc., 1665 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 500, West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Visiting Faculty Member, Florida International University (SERC) and Florida Atlantic University (CES) Voice: 772-240-2551 Fax: 305-348-4096 Interests: wetland ecology and natural area management


sharon.ewe
gmail.com or

sewe
ene.com


Jack B. Fisher, Ph.D., Botany, University of California (Davis)

Fairchild Tropical Garden, 11935 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4299 Voice: 305-665-2844 x3412 Fax:
305-665-8032 Interests: tropical plant structure and function, roots and mycorrhizae, palms, endangered species jfisher
fairchildgarden.org


Anne Frances , M.S., Biology, Florida International University

Fairchild Tropical Garden, 11935 Old Cutler Rd., Coral Gables, FL 33156 Voice: 305-667-1651 x3436 Fax: 305-665-8032


Interests: ethnobotany


, conservation, seed banks, native plants frances
fiu.edu


Steven J. Franks, Ph.D., Botany, The University of Georgia USDA/ARS IPRL (Invasive Plant Research Laboratory), 3205 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314


Voice: 954-475-0541 x 145 Fax: 954-476-9169 Interests: biological control, competition, demography, herbivory, evolution, facilitation, invasive species, population genetics, quantitative genetics, wetland ecology sfranks
saa.ars.usda.gov
weedbiocontrol.org/Franks/usda/home.html


Justin Freedman , B.S., Biology, Tufts University, M.S. Nova Southeastern University Metric Engineering, Inc. Voice: 305-235-5098 Interests: urban forestry, wetland ecology, submerged aquatic vegetation jfreedman
metriceng.com


Robert Fry, Ph.D., Ecology, University of Arizona Voice: 727-207-9571 Interests: endangered species rjfrye
earthlink.net


Heather Gamper , B.S. , University of Vermont



Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Interests: plant-animal interactions, avian ecology Hagamper
hotmail.com


Carlos Garcia-Robledo, B.Sc., Universidad de Los Andes


Department of Biology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124-0421
Voice: 305-284-5364 Fax: 305-284-3039 Interests: pollination biology, herbivory, plant demography carlos
bio.miami.edu


LariAnn Garner, M.S., Agriculture, Plant Physiology, University of Florida


Interests: Araceae, tissue culture, Eucalyptus deglupta, hybridization, breeding
aroidiaresearch.org
eucalyptusdeglupta.com AROIDIAN


att.net


John H. Geiger, M.S., Biology, Florida International University
Biological Sciences Dept.,

Florida International University
, OE 167, 11200 S.W. 8 St., Miami, Fl. 33199 Voice: 305-348-3415; Fax: 305-348-1986

Interests: pollination biology, conservation genetics, habitat fragmentation, plant-animal interactions
geigerj
fiu.edu


Dennis J. Giardina



Everglades Region Biologist
, Invasive Plant Management Section, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Rookery Bay NERR, 300 Tower Road, Naples, FL 34113



Voice:
239-229-5403; Fax: 239-417-6315 Interests: organic agriculture, ecologically sustainable forestry, endangered species conservation, invasive exotic species education and control Dennis.Giardina


MyFWC.com


Philip A. Gonsiska, B.S., Plant and Soil Science, University of Kentucky

Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Interests: canopy ecology, plant-animal interactions P_Gonsiska
hotmail.com


Devon L. Graham, Ph.D., Tropical Ecology, University of Miami Project Amazonas, Inc., 10821 SW 48th Terrace, Miami, FL 33165 Interests: Amazonian botany & flora, conservation, Everglades restoration, ethnobotany mionectes
aol.com


Chad Grecsek, MBA


, Florida Atlantic University 6100 NE 7th Avenue, Unit 11, Boca Raton, FL 33487



Voice:
954-972-0955 Interests: mangroves and mangrove ecology, sea grasses, wetland vegetation and restoration

grecsekc



bellsouth.net


M. Patrick Griffith, Ph.D., Botany, Claremont Graduate University Montgomery Botanical Center, 11901 Old Cutler Road, Miami, FL 33156 Interests: Arecaceae, biogeography, Cactaceae, character evolution, Cycadales, natural history, systematics grif
montgomerybotanical.org
www.montgomerybotanical.org


Paul A. Groff, Ph.D., Botany, University of California, Berkeley Lecturer,



Cox Science Center, Room 4, Department of Biology University of Miami Coral Gables, FL 33124




Voice:
(305) 284-6813
Interests: evolution of whole-plant developmental morphology, relationships of shoot systems to root systems, comparative historical biogeography/community genetics of mountain meadow species, phylogeny, morphology, and speciation in gentians

pgroff

bio.miami.edu


Darlene Harris, B.A., Biology, Mansfield University Earth Advisors, Inc., 1109 N 21 Ave. Suite 109, Hollywood, FL 33020



Voice:
954-926-3339 Fax:
954-926-3307 Interests: plant identification, natural areas management, wetlands mitigation and restoration info
earthadvisors.com
www.earthadvisors.com


Jessica Hawk, B.S., Miami University, Oxford, OH



USDA-ARS-IPRL (Invasive Plant Research Laboratory), 3205 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Interests: plant taxonomy, nectar production, pollination ecology hawkjessica
yahoo.com


Alison Higgins, M.S. Environment & Community, Antioch University

Land Conservation Program Manager, The Nature Conservancy, Florida Keys Interests: Fostering sustainable behavior, c




ommunity-based social marketing, fire education, invasive plants




Voice:



305-745-8402 x 111
, Fax,

305-745-8399
, Mobile,



305-923-1783




ahiggins


tnc.org
www.KeysGreenThumb.net


Mary Hanson Hirsch,

B.A., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana


1583 N.W. 182nd Way Pembroke Pines FL 33029
HansonM789
aol.com


Tracy Hmielowski, B. S., Biology, Florida State University

123 Main Dr., Venus, FL 33960
thmielowski
hotmail.com


Lee Hoffmann

PMB 174, 4888 Davis Blvd., Naples, FL 34104-5338 Voice: 941-430-8079
Interests: Native Orchid Restoration Project seaskimmerfl
netzero.net


Bruce K. Holst, B.Sc., Plant Science, University of California, Davis

Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, 811 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota, FL 34236 Voice: 941-366-5731 x312
Interests: New World floristics; systematics of Bromeliaceae & New World Myrtaceae bholst
selby.org


Forrest W. Howard



Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center,

University of Florida,
3205 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314 Voice: 954-577-6332 Fax: 954-475-4125
fwhoward
ufl.edu


Adrian Hunsberger, M.S., Entomology, University of Florida

UF/Miami-Dade Extension, 18710 SW 288 St., Homestead, FL 33030 Voice:
248-3311 x236 Fax: 305-246-2932 Interests: entomology, urban horticulture aghu
ufl.edu


Chad Husby,

Ph.D.,

Biological Sciences, Florida International University
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, 11901 Old Cutler Road, Miami, FL 33156 Voice: 305-667-1651 ext. 3518 Fax: 305-667-6930 Interests: plant ecophysiology, horticulture, botany, living plant collections, plant nutrition, plant propagation, plant morphology and architecture, root biology, tropical conifers, pteridophytes chusby
fairchildgarden.org


Colette C. Jacono, Ph.D., Agronomy/Botany, University of Florida 844 SW Wooland Ave., Ft. White, FL 32038 Voice: 352-318-2931 Interests: ecology and systematics of native/invasive colettej
 ufl.edu


Krish Jayachandran, Ph.D., Soil Microbiology, Kansas State University Environmental Studies, Florida International University, 11200 SW 8 St., Miami, FL 33199 Voice: 305-348-6553 Fax: 305-348-6137 Interests: ecology, native ecosystems jayachan
fiu.edu


Ian Jones, Ph.D. student, Florida International University



Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Interests: nsect-plant interactions, plant defense, community ecology ijone002
 fiu.edu


Rick Joyce, B.S., University of Central Florida

Forestry Resources Ecological, Inc. 4353 Michigan Link Fort Myers, FL 33916




Voice:
239-334-2493 Fax: 239-


334-1723 Mobile: 239-851-9366
Interests: arboriculture, native plants – community restoration, propagation, growing, ornamental landscape use, ethnobotany rjoyce


fri-eco.com


Suzanne Kennedy, M.S.,

Biological Sciences, Florida International University
President, Floravista, Inc. P.O. Box 87 Cocoa, FL 32923 Voice:

321-427-6649 Fax: 615-827-6649
Interests: native plants, ecology, conservation site design


for development, endangered plants, seed bank and seedling dynamics, Polygala smallii, Dicerandra thinicola


floravista.net

and

floravista.blogspot.com
sk321


earthlink.net


Daniel Keys, B.S.,

Agriculture (Ornamental Horticulture), University of Florida
Pubic Service Director, City of Coral Gables, 2800 SW 72nd Ave., Miami, FL 33155 Voice:

305-460-5130 (work) 305-733-0063 (cell) 305-895-9920 (home) Fax: 305-460-5133
dkeys


coralgables.com


Paul Khoury, B.A., Princeton University 13020 SW 92 Ave. A406, Miami, FL, 33176 Voice: 305-342-5866 Interests: football (“soccer”), writing, diet, native plants


ecospaceplants
aol.com


Mike Kirby , B.S., Environmental Technology/Aquaculture, Florida Institute of Technology CH2MHILL/City of Bonita Springs 9220 Bonita Beach Road, Suite 111, Bonita Springs, FL 34135 Voice: 239-444-6142 Interests: tropical hammocks, primary productivity, estuarine ecology Mikekirby07
comcast.net


Joy Klein, B.S., Botany/Plant Ecology, University of Michigan Miami-Dade Department of Environmental Resources Management (DERM), 33 SW 2nd Ave., Suite 1100, Miami, FL 33130 Voice: 305-372-6586 Fax: 305-372-6542 Interests: fire ecology, forest management/restoration, ethnobotany


kleinj
miamidade.gov


Suzanne Koptur, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley




Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Voice: 305-348-3103 Fax: 305-348-1986 Interests: Entomology (butterflies in particular), plants and pine rocklands




kopturs
fiu.edu

www.fiu.edu/~kopturs/


Sandy Koi, M.S., Entomology, University of Florida

152 NE 93rd St., Miami Shores, FL 33138
Voice: 954-449-5428 Interests: plant/animal interactions, plant population biology, pollination, herbivory

sandykoi2009
gmail.com

e-atala.blogspot.com


Holly Krahe , M.S. student, Florida Atlantic University 2682 SW 14 Ct., Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 Voice: 954-427-7060 Miss3927
aol.com


Kraig Krum, B.A., B.S., Biology, Palm Beach Atlantic



Palm Beach County, Dept. of Environmental Resources Management, 3323 Belvedere Road, Building 502, West Palm Beach, Fl 33406
Voice: 561-233-2527; Fax 561-233-2414 Interests: fire ecology and management, invasive exotic species (plant and animal) kkrum
co.palm-beach.fl.us


Daphne D. Lambright, Ph.D., Botany, Miami University



Biotechnical Support Services, 15310 Amberly Drive, Suite 250, Tampa, FL 33647-1642
Voice: 813-632-0476 Interests: habitat restoration, endangered species, land management, water resource management, technical writing Daphne.Lambright
biotechnical-services.com


David LaPuma , B.A., Environmental Studies, Ithaca College



Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Voice: 305-567-9377 ; Fax 305-665-8032 dlapuma
fairchildgarden.org


David Lee, Ph.D., Botany, Rutgers

Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Voice: 305-348-3111


; Fax: 305-348-1986 Interests: functional ecology of tropical plants, especially forest plants, and Everglades macrophytes leed
fiu.edu


Carl E. Lewis, Ph.D., Systematic Botany, Cornell University Fairchild Tropical Garden, 11935 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4299 Voice: 305-667-1651 x3419; Fax: 305-665-8032 Interests: palm systematics, molecular phylogenetics, evolutionary biology clewis
fairchildgarden.org


Wuying Lin, M.S., Environmental Studies, Florida International University & Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden Department of Earth and Environment, Florida International University, ECS 347, 11200 SW 8th St., Miami, FL 33199 Voice: 305-632-5931 Interests: conservation biology, plant reproductive biology, ecology, population dynamics wlin006


fiu.edu


Lauren Linares, M.S., Florida International University

Senior Biologist / Landscape Supervisor
FDI Services, Asset Maintenance Contractor for the Miami-Dade County Expressway Authority, 11288 46th Place North, West Palm Beach, 33411 Voice: 305-698-7500 Cell 561-719-9381 Interests: ecosystem restoration and management, wetlands design and monitoring, protected and invasive species, pine rocklands llinares


comcast.net


Christopher R. Lindquist

Outreach/Education Assistant (Park Ranger), Big Cypress National Preserve Field Station – HCR 61 – Box 111B, Ochopee, FL 34141

Voice: 941-695-2000 x1164 Interests: local plants, especially orchids txlink
hotmail.com


Richard E. Litz, Ph.D., Botany, University of Nottingham




University of Florida, Tropical Research and Education Center, 18905 S.W. 280 St. Homestead, FL 33031-3314
Voice: 305-246-7001 ext 310 Fax 305-246-7003 Interests: somatic cell genetics of tropical and sutropical fruit rel
mail.ifas.ufl.edu


Chris Lockhart, M.S., Botany, Florida Atlantic University P. O. Box 243116, Boynton Beach, FL 33424-3116 Voice: 561-738-1179 Fax 561-734-5037 Interests: walking in the rough, invasive plants, ethnobotany


chris
lockharts.org


habitatsp
aol.com



Michael Lott, M.S., Environmental Science, Florida Atlantic University 2912 College Avenue, Division


of Biological Sciences, Florida Atlantic University, Davie, FL 33314 Voice: 954-236-1157 Fax 954-236-1099 Interests: invasive species, physiological ecology, biogeography mlott
fau.edu


Cathy Loyola, Bachelor of Science Environmental Resources Division, City of Cape Coral, P. O. Box 150027, Cape Coral, FL 33915-0027 Voice: 239-574-0745 Fax 239-574-0861 Interests: native plants and landscape use


cloyola
capecoral.net


Richard Lyons Richard Lyons Nursery, Inc., 20200 SW 134th Ave., Miami, FL 33177 Voice: 305-251-6293 Interests: growing tropical plants richard
 richardlyonsnursery.com
www.richarlyonsnursery.com


Emily B. Magnaghi, M.S, Ecology & Systematic Biology, San Francisco State University Associate Director & Botanist The Botanic Gardens at Kona Kai Resort, 97802 Overseas Highway, Key Largo, FL 33037 Voice: 415-845-6390 Interests: island biogeography, preservation of natural areas, botanical collaboration for conservation and protection of species, taxonomy emilybannon


gmail.com


Henri Mayer, M.S.

Commercial Urban Horticulture Agent UF/Miami-Dade County Extension, 18710 SW 288 St., Homestead, FL 33030 Voice:
248-3311 x231 Fax: 305-246-2932 hmayer
 ufl.edu


Jean McCollom, M.S., Renewable Natural Resources, University of Arizona
Natural Ecosystems, 985 Sanctuary Road, Naples, FL 34120-4800 Voice: 239-304-1847 Cell: 239-289-4257 Interests: natural area management, vegetation, restoration, burning, exotic plant control, wildlife, and hydrology jeanm
naples.net


Courtney McCusker, B.S. University of Illinois




Archbold Biological Station, 123 Main Drive, Venus, FL 33960
(alternate: 2403 Slayback, Urbana, IL 61802) Voice: 863-465-2571 x234 Fax 863-699-1927 Interests: plant and conservation ecology, control of invasive species kiwibird79
hotmail.com


Ray McGuire, Ph.D., Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin 8045 SW 157th Street, Miami, Florida 33157 Voice: 305-255-3859 Interests: tropical fruits, Florida’s native plants miarm
bellsouth.net


Martin Main, Ph.D., Wildlife Science, Oregon State Univ. Southwest Florida REC, University of Florida-IFAS, 2686 State Rd. 29 North, Immokalee, FL 34142 Voice: 941-658-3400 Fax: 941-658-3469 Interests: conservation biology, fire ecology, animal behavior, environmental education mbma
mail.ifas.ufl.edu
www.imok.ufl.edu/wild/
www.masternaturalist.org/
www.imok.ufl.edu/wild/coyote/


Joyce Maschinski, Ph.D., Northern Arizona University



Fairchild Tropical Garden, 11935 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4299


Voice: 305-667-1651 x3416; Fax: 305-665-8032 Interests: plant conservation, demography, plant-herbivore interactions jmaschinski
fairchildgarden.org


Molly Mathias Archbold Biological Station, P. O. Box 2057, Lake Placid, FL 33862 Voice: 863-465-2571 Interests: genetics, systematics mathiasmolly
hotmail.com


Shally Mathur 10531 NW 43 Ct., Coral Springs, FL 33065


Voice: 954-752-1715 Interests: viroids and plant medicine m_shally2001
yahoo.com


Julio Medal, Ph.D., Ph.D., Entomology, University of Arkansas Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry Methods Development and Biological Control 1911 SW 34th Street Gainesville, FL 32608 Voice: 352-395-4742 Cell: 352-222-5621 Interests: Novel ecosystems management, ecological restorations, risk assessment of exotic plants and arthropods, biological invasions, biological control/IPM julio.medal


freshfromflorida.com


medal


ufl.edu


Alan W. Meerow, Ph.D., Environmental Horticulture, University of Florida


Subtropical Horticulture Research Station, National Germplasm Repository,

USDA-ARS-SHRS,
13601 Old Cutler Road, Miami, FL 33158 Voice: 305 254-3635 Fax: 305-969-6410 Interests: genetics, systematics


alan.meerow


ars.usda.gov


Bibiana Mendez-Barrett, B.S., Environmental Horticulture (minor:Entomology), University of Florida 5702 Cougar Lane Naples FL 34109 Voice:

239-377-0634
Interests: tropical plants, horticulture, insects, nursery growing




bvegan
hotmail.com


Eric S. Menges, Ph.D., Botany, University of Wisconsin Director, Plant Ecology Program and Senior Research Biologist, Archbold Biological Station, 123 Main Dr., Venus, FL 33960 Voice:

863-465-2571 x234; Fax 863-699-1927
Interests: plant population biology, conservation ecology, fire ecology, restoration ecology, Florida scrub


emenges
 archbold-station.org
www. archbold-station.org/station/html/aboutus/staffpages/emenges/emenges.html



www. archbold-station.org/station/html/research/plant/plant.html


Chris Migliaccio, M.S., Science Education, Florida Internationa University


Dept of Natural Sciences, Miami-Dade College, Wolfson Campus, 300 NE 2 Ave, Miami, FL 33157 Voice: 305-237-3269; Fax: 305-237-7835 Interests: Florida ecosystems, tropical ecology, environmental education, palms chris.migliaccio
mdc.edu
faculty.mdc.edu/cmigliac/


Ray Miller, M.S., Biological Sciences, Florida Atlantic University

107 Natures Way, Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
Alt. Address: South Florida Water Management District, P. O. Box 24680, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680 Voice: 561-682-6947 Interests: natural areas management, Florida native plants, exotic plant management rmillerj
sfwmd.gov


Jock Mitchell , Student at Miami-Dade College 5500 SW 63rd Ave., Miami, FL 33155 Voice: 305-662-2458; Fax: 305-662-4161 jockid
hotmail.com


Hussein S. Mohamed, Ph.D., Plant Ecology, Eberhard Karls Univ, Germany, in conjunction with Univ. of Alexandria, Egypt Universal Academy of Florida, 6801 Orient Rd. Tampa, FL 33610 Voice: 813-664-0695 Ext. 215; Mobile 510-717-8148


Interests: bioremediation of heavy metals and organic pollutants

hhussein.mohamed




uaftampa.org


Shannon Morath, B.A. in English and French from New York University c/o USDA., 3205 College Avenue, Davie, FL 33314 Voice: 954-475-0541 x153


Interests: palm horticulture, carribean and native plants sum201
nyu.edu


Marcel Moreno, B.A., Biology, St. Thomas University 7388 SW 164 Court Miami, FL 33193 Interests: palm horticulture, carribean and native plants marcelmoreno
yahoo.com


Eric C. Morgan, M.S., Biology, City University of New York




University of Florida / IRREC, 2199 So. Rock Rd. , Ft. Pierce, FL 34949
Voice: 772-461-6579 Interests: evolution of the Araceae, vegetation patterns, conservation and impacts of alien species cgdz33a
aol.com


Ron Mossman, Ph.D., Biology, Florida International University



Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Voice: 305-237-2583 Fax: 305-237-0891 Interests: wetland plants of S. Florida, ecological restoration rmoss15101
 aol.com


Richard Moyroud, B.A., Washington University



Mesozoic Landscapes, Inc., a native nursery/landscape business, 7667 Park Lane Rd, Lake Worth, Florida 33449
Interests: propagation of native and Caribbean species, endangered species, ferns, tropical conifers, populations at their northern or southern distribution limits, natural areas management, restoration moyroud


prodigy.net


Rosa M. Muchovej, Ph.D., Agronomy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Southwest Florida REC, University of Florida-IFAS, 2686 State Rd. 29 North, Immokalee, FL 34142 Voice: 941-658-3400 Fax: 941-658-3469
Interests: sustainable agricultural systems for Florida, especially dealing with sugarcane and pasture systems; soil fertility and crop nutrition rmm
mail.ifas.ufl.edu


Adrianna Muir, B.S., Biology and Environmental Studies, Tufts University

Fairchild Tropical Garden, Research Center, 11935 Old Cutler Road, Miami, FL 33156 Voice: 305-6667-1651 ext. 3430 Fax:
305-665-8032 amuir
fairchildgarden.org


Katharine Murray, Oceanographic Technology, Florida Institute Technology

212 US Highway One, Suite 18, Tequesta, FL 33469 Voice: 561-575-6778; Fax: 561-575-9996
kmurray
eq-inc.com


Jordan Muss, M.S., Environmental Sciences, Florida Atlantic University

Department of Biological Sciences, Florida Atlantic University, 2912 College Avenue, Davie, FL 33314 Voice: 954-236-1157 Fax: 954-236-1099
Interests: physiological ecology, ecological modeling, ecological restoration jmuss
fau.edu


Philip Myers , Masters, Botany, University of Florida

Florida Park Service, District 5 Admin, 13798 SE Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, FL 33455 Voice:
772-223-0900 Fax: 772-223-2591 Interests: exotic plants Philip.Myers
dep.state.fl.us


Stephanie Neimeister, M.S., Villanova University stephanie.neimeister
villanova.edu


Annette F. Nielsen, B.S.




Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park, Division of Recreation & Parks Department of Environmental Protection, 12301 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda, FL 33955 Voice:
941-575-5861 Fax: 941-575-5863 Interests: exotic plants Annette.Nielsen


dep.state.fl.us


Joe O’Brien, Ph.D., Agronomy, Ph.D., Biology, Florida International University

US Forest Service, 320 Green St., Athens, GA 306012 Voice:
706-559-4336 Interests: fire ecology, global change, pine rocklands, conservation biology jjobrien
fs.fed.us


Steve Oberbauer, Ph.D.

Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
oberbaue
fiu.edu


Danielle Ogurcak, B.S., Natural Resources, Cornell University



Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center,

University of Florida,
3205 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Voice:
954-577-6362 Fax: 954-475-4125 Interests: Everglades restoration, tropical flora and biogeography, conservation, rare and endangered plants dogurcak
ufl.edu


Nora Oleas, B.Sc.

Florida International University, Biology Department, 11200 SW 8 St, Miami, FL 33199
Interests: population genetics, molecular markers, tropical plants, conservation nolea002
fiu.edu


Mike Owen, B.S., Zoology, University of South Florida



Park Biologist, Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, PO Box 548, Copeland, FL 34137
Voice:



239-695-2886
Fax:



239-695-4947
Interests: vascular epiphytes including native orchids, bromeliads, tropical ferns, and peperomias, Conservation Biology and restoration of endangered species


Mike.Owen



dep.state.fl.us


Scott Park, M.S., Environmental Sciences, Florida Atlantic University

Broward County, Department of Planning and Environmental Protection, 218 SW 1st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 Voice:
954-519-1436 Fax: 954-519-1412 Interests: land management, botany, taxonomy, information technology, GIS, photography, native landscaping, woodworking spark
broward.org


Inga Parker

Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Voice: 305-348-6030


ingaparker
hotmail.com



Robert W. Pemberton, Ph.D., Entomology, University of California, Berkeley


Research Associate: Invasive Plants Research Laboratory, USDA Agricultural Research Service, 3225 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314; Florida Museum of Natural History and Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden C/O 2121 SW 28th Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312




Voice:
954-812-3908 Fax:


954-476-9169 Interests: invasive plants and insects, local flora, insect-plant relations, economic botany, biological control of weeds and insects. Currently working mostly on the pollination of orchids and invasive plants



rpemberton5
gmail.com


Jorge E. Peña, Ph.D.



University of Florida, Tropical Research and Education Center, 18905 S.W. 280 St. Homestead, FL 33031-3314
Voice:
305-246-7001 x223 Fax:

305-246-7003 Interests: biological Control; biodiversity agricultural and natural habitats


jepe
mail.ifas.ufl.edu



Ken Pernezny, Ph.D.



University of Florida, Everglades Research and Education Center, P. O. Box 8003, Belle Glade, FL 33430
Voice:
561-993-1599 Fax: 561-993-1582 Interests: bacterial diseases of vegetables, including pepper, tomato, lettuce, celery, and herbs; development of integrated programs for management of plant diseases and information delivery to clientele; avocational interests include tennis, hiking, amateur physics problem solving, and refereeing youth soccer klp
gnv.ifas.ufl.edu


Gil Pettigrew, M.S., Central Missouri State University



Miami-Dade College
, 435 N.E. 23rd St, Apt 607, Miami, FL 33137Voice:305-572-9874 Interests: evolution, ecology, systematics gpettigr
mdc.edu


Tom Philippi, Ph.D., Biology, University of Utah



Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Voice:
305-348-1876 Fax: 305-348-1986 Interests: plants in variable andunpredictable environments; tree seedling demography; monitoring philippi
fiu.edu


Janet Pinneo, M.S. Candidate, Geography/Geology Department, Florida Atlantic University


777 Glades Road Boca Raton, FL 33431

Voice:
954-


537-7514


jpinneo
hotmail.com





Elena Pinto-Torres, B.A., Environmental Studies, Oberlin College

Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Alt. address: 11935 Old Cutler Road, Miami, FL 33156-4299 Voice: 305-666-4594 Fax: 305-665-8032 Interests: pollination and conservation of beach jacquemontia:
Jacquemontia reclinata (Convolvulaceae)


epinto01
fiu.edu



Mike Pischner, B. A., Environmental Studies, Florida International University



Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park, P. O. Box 1052, Islamorado, FL 33036
Voice: 305-664-2540 Interests: habitat restoration and tropical hardwood hammocks Michael.Pischner


dep.state.fl.us


Jennifer Possley, M.S., Agronomy, University of Florida



11935 Old Cutler Road, Miami, FL 33156
-4299 Voice: 305-667-1651 x3414 Fax: 305-665-8032
Interests: endangered plants, invasive plants, and Rhodomyrtus tomentosa

jpossley
fairchildgarden.org


Debbie Preston, B.A., Environmental Studies, Florida Gulf Coast University 1392 Gail St., N. Fort Myers, FL 33903 Voice: 239-995-1467 Interests: ecology of wetlands, forests, swamps, marches, native plants prestondeb


embarqmail.com


Kathryn Preston, M.S., Biology/Botany, George Mason University 701 Tangerine Court, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Voice: 941-626-7590 Interests: international gardens, community gardens, ECHO, everything about bamboo, therapeutic and ethnobotanic gardening


trusgar
aol.com


Lazaro J. Quintino, B.S., Environmental Studies, Florida International University




Miami-Dade Department of Environmental Resources Management (DERM)
, 33 SW 2 Avenue, Suite 400, Miami, Florida 33130 Voice: 305-372-6626 Fax: 305-372-6479 Interests:


pine rockland and hardwood hammock plant communities, ecosystem enhancement and rehabilitation, and Cuban flora and fauna quintl
miamidade.gov



Jayanti Ray-Mukherjee, Ph.D., Plant Ecology and Eco-Physiology, Florida International University




Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, HLS II 290, University Park Campus, 11200 SW 8th St., Miami, FL 33199
Voice: 786-445-1454 Interests: plant community ecology, species interactions, invasive species ecology, restoration and conservation biology jmukherj
fiu.edu


Jed Redwine, Ph.D.., Florida International University

Natural Resource Condition Assessment Scientist, South Florida/Caribbean Monitoring Network, 18001 Old Cutler Rd. Suite 419, Palmetto Bay, F



L
33157 Voice: 786-249-3008 Fax: 305-253-0463 Interests: park management, watershed restoration, hardwood hammocks, phenology, succession, vegetation mapping, disturbance ecology jed_redwine




nps.gov


Jennifer Richards, Ph.D.

Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Voice: 305-348-3102 Fax: 305-348-1986 Interests: aquatic plant biology, Everglades plants, morphology, development and evolution richards
fiu.edu

http://serc.fiu.edu/periphyton/jrwebpage/index.htm


Larry W. Richardson, M.S., Wildlife Ecology, Mississippi State University U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 3860 Tollgate Blvd., Suite 300, Naples, FL 34114 Voice: 941-353-8442, ext 24 Fax: 941-353-8640 Interests: nature photography, habitat management, wildlife management, ecosystem management jredwi01
fiu.edu



Marcia Rickey, M.S., Illinois State University



123 Main Dr., Venus, FL 33960
Fax: 863-699-2217 mrickey
archbold-station.org


Surey Rios, B.S., Biology Education, Florida International University


Fairchild Tropical Botanic Gardens, Education Department, 10901 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156 Voice: 305-663-8081 Fax: 305-661-8953 Interests: grades 6-12 multi-disciplinary education focused on ecology, botany, ethnobotany, propagation, environmental awareness and conservation srios


fairchildgarden.org


LeRoy Rodgers, M.S. Wetland Biology, Old Dominion University


South Florida Water Management District, Natural Resource Management Division, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33416-4680 Voice: 561-682-2773 Interests: plant ecology, restoration and management of south Florida habitats lrodgers
sfwmd.gov


Hugo Romero, B.S., University of Miami


Department of Biology, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL 33124-0421
Voice: 305-668-5079 hugo.romero
bio.miami.edu


Julissa Roncal, Ph.D., Florida International University



Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Center for Tropical Plant Conservation, 11935 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4299


Voice: 305-667-1651 x 3436 Fax: 305-665-8032 Interests: palm ecology, systematics and conservation, conservation of South Florida endangered and threatened plants and habitats jroncal


fairchildgarden.org


Gene Rosenberg, Ph.D., Yale University


Florida International University, Dept. of Biological Sciences, OE 167, Miami, FL 33199 Voice: [prefer e-mail] Fax: 305-348-1986




Interests: physiological and community ecology of marine macroalgae; biogeography and floristics of marine macroalgae in Florida and the Caribbean




Gene.Rosenberg

fiu.edu


Steven Royer, M.S., Andrews University



7893 Piper Lane, Lake Worth, FL 33463
Voice: 561-676-2948 sjroyer


gmail.com


Kathy Ryan , B.S., Biology, Florida Atlantic University


720 S.W. Fifth Street, Boca Raton, FL 33486 Voice: 561-391-9239 krya6962
fau.edu


Jimi Sadle, B.S. Botany, University of Florida 2415 SW. 22nd Ave, Miami, FL 33145 (alternate:

Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
) Voice: 305-857-0691 Interests: systematics, evolution and conservation of Caribbean orchids, Florida flora jimi23
hotmail.com


Jay P. Sah, Ph.D., Florida International University Southeast Environmental Research Center, OE-148, Florida International University, Miami, FL 33199 Voice: 305-348-1658

; Fax: 305-
348-4096 Interests: plant community ecology, analysis of underlying vegetation-environment relationships and vegetation responses to disturbances, GIS and multivariate statistical analysis sahj


fiu.edu



Sonali Saha , Ph.D., Biology, University of Illinois Archbold Biological Station, P. O. Box 2057, Lake Placid, FL 33862 Voice: 863-465-2571 sonali
bio.miami.edu


Juan Saldarriaga, Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville


491 W. Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432 Voice: 561-393-6246 Fax: 561-393-6246 Interests: management of natural resources, tropical ecology, preservation of biodiversity frayangelico
aol.com


Bruce Schaffer, Ph.D., Plant Physiology (Horticulture), Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University



University of Florida, Tropical Research and Education Center, 18905 S.W. 280 St. Homestead, FL 33031-3314
Voice: 305-246-7001 x 316 Fax: 305-246-7003 Interests: environmental physiology of tropical horticultural plants


bas
ifas.ufl.edu


Jenna Scheidegger, Student, Florida Atlantic University 500 W. McNab Rd. Unit # 6, Pompano Beach, FL 33060 Voice:

954-788-2540
; Fax: 954-476-9169 Interests: plants!, animals, Big Cypress, natives vs. exotics, ethnobotany soapalufagus
yahoo.com


Michelle Schroeder, B.S., University of California, Irvine




Department of Biology, University of Miami P. O. Box 249118 Coral Gables, FL 33124
Voice: 305-554-6392

Fax: 305-
284-3039 Interests: arbuscular mycorrhizae, tropical agriculture, intercropping, plant competition mschroed
fig.cox.miami.edu


Marjorie M. Shropshire, BFA, Graphic Design, University of Miami




President, Shark River Creative, Inc., 855 NE Stokes Terrace, Jensen Beach FL 34957
Voice: 772-232-1384 (office),

772-225-4766 (eves.)
FAX: 772-232-1558


Interests: editor of PALMETTO, The Quarterly Magazine of the Florida Native Plant Society. Also Asimina tetramera, Harrisia fragrans, botanical illustration, restoration biology, coastal scrub habitat, kayaking, macro photography and botanizing.


pucpuggy
bellsouth.net


Donna Shorrock, B.A., Psychology, University of Connecticut




Big Cypress National Preserve Field Station – SCA, HCR 61 – Box 177, Ochopee, FL 34141
Voice: 941-695-4999 huskye
hotmail.com


Brian J. Sidoti, B.A., Biology, Colby College




Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Voice: 305-667-1651 x 3426 Fax: 305-665-8032 Interests: plant systematics and conservation, Bromeliaceae brian.sidoti




fiu.edu


Craig S. Smith, Ph.D., University of Wisconson-Madison

South Florida Natural Resource Center, Everglades National Park, 40001 State Road 9336, Homestead, FL 33034 Voice: 305-242-7849
Fax:



305-242-7836
Interests: native plant conservation, community ecology, exotic plant management craig_s_smith
nps.gov


Jason O’Hara Smith , B.S. Environmental Sciences, Florida International University; B.S. Business Management, Jacksonville University




172A West Flagler St., Miami, FL 33130 Voice: 305-377-7274 x7233


Home:



305-361-3576
Interests: ecosystem/habitat restoration and management ohara245
msn.com


Tiffany Smith, B.S., Ecology, Behavior, & Evolution Univ. California-San Diego




33 SW 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33130 Voice:
305-372-6572 Interests: ecosystem/habitat restoration and management smithti
miamidade.gov


Jenise Snyder, B.S., Biology Education, Florida International University




Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Voice: 305-348-6167 Interests: plant ecology, aquatic plant biology, wind pollination jenise.snyder
fiu.edu



Jim Snyder, Ph.D., University of Florida


United States Geological Survey (USGS),


Big Cypress National Preserve Field Station, 33100 Tamiami Trail, Ochopee, FL 34141


Voice: 239-695-1180 Fax: 239-695-3007 Interests: fire ecology, exotic species, ecological restoration jim_snyder
usgs.gov


David Southall, B.S., Biology, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo Curator of Education, Collier County Museum, 3301 E. Tamiami Trail, Naples, FL 34112 Voice: 239-774-8476 Fax: 239-774-8580 Interests: native plants, tropical plants, cacti and other succulents davidsouthall
colliergov.net


Dexter Sowell, Ph.D., Biology, University of Virginia Florida Division of Forestry, Caloosahatchee Forestry Center, 10941 Palm Beach Blvd, Ft. Myers, FL 33905 Voice: 239-690-3500 x122 Interests: conservation biology, pollination biology of rare species, population genetics, plant ecology, Florida’s fire-dependent ecosystems, evolutionary ecology of invasive species Dexter.Sowell


FreshFromFlorida.com
www.fl-dof.com/state_forests/okaloacoochee.html
www.fl-dof.com/state_forests/picayune_strand.html


Nadia Pakhomoff-Spencer, Landscape Technology, Miami-Dade College

P. O. Box 726, Key Largo, FL 33037
Voice: 305-451-6290

Interests:
botany consultant, I.S.A. Certified Arborist, native habitat restoration, entomology, wildlife, agroforestry seanotes


me.com


Rachel Spigler




Archbold Biological Station, P. O. Box 2057, Lake Placid, Fl 33862
Voice: 863-465-2571 rspigler
archbold-station.org


Susan V. Sprunt, Ph.D., Botany, Miami University, Oxford, OH




P.O. Box 66, Tavernier, FL 33070
Voice: 305-852-1920 Interests: botany, taxonomy, plant conservation, habitat mapping and natural area management, ecology, native species spruntsv
 gmail.com


Kristine Stewart, Ph.D., Biology, Florida International University




2214 South Cypress Bend Drive #306, Pompano Beach, FL 33069
Voice: 954-979-7984 Interests: ethnobotany, plant ecology StewartKristine
msn.com


Alexandra Sulecki, M.S., Environmental Management, International College




Collier County Facilities Management Department, 3301 Tamiami Trail East, Building W, Naples, FL 34112
Voice: 239- 252-2961

Fax:
239-252-6713 Interests: native plants and plant communities, also native orchids AlexandraSulecki
colliergov.net


Jonathan Taylor, M.S., Wetland Plant Ecology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale




Project Manager, Hole-In-The-Donut in lieu Fee Mitigation Project, Everglades National Park, 40001 SR 9336, Homestead, FL 33034
Voice:
305-242-7876 Jonathan_E_Taylor


nps.gov


Hannah Thornton, M.S., Biology, Florida International University




1523 Jefferson Ave. #5, Miami Beach, FL 33199
Voice: 305-567-9377

Fax: 305-
665-8032
Interests: rare plant reintroduction, estoration, native plant gardening, population genetics hthornton
fairchildgarden.org


Jennifer Trusty, B.A., Biology, Dartmouth College




Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Voice: 305-567-9377

Fax: 305-
665-8032 Interests: plant systematics, conservation, island biology, biogeography jentrusty
yahoo.com


Cristina Ugarte, Ph.D. student, Florida International University


10031 Bahama Dr., Miami, FL 33189

Voice: 305-348-1235 Fax:
305-661-5984 Interests: ethnobotany, herpetology, wildlife conservation ugartec
fiu.edu


Bryan Ulmer, Ph.D. University of Saskatchewan



Tropical Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 18905 SW 280th St, Homestead, FL 33031-3314
Voice: 305-246-7001 x231 Fax:
305-246-7003 Interests: integrated pest management, biological control bjulmer
ifas.ufl.edu


Craig van der Heiden, Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University



The Institute for Regional Conservation, 100 E Linton Blvd, Suite 302B, Delray Beach
, FL 33483 Voice: 561-573 6302
Interests: conservation, endangered species, ethnobotany craig
regionalconservation.org


Eric J. B. von Wettberg, Ph.D.



Dept. of Biological Sciences (OE 167), Florida International University 11200 SW 8 St., Miami, FL 33199
Voice: 305-348-2298
Interests: local adaptation, phenotypic plasticity, domestication, population bottlenecks, abiotic stress tolerance, flowering time, chickpea, lentil, mango
eric.vonwettberg



fiu.edu


ericvonwettberg.wix.com/laboratory


Wagner Vendrame, Ph.D., Horticulture, University of Georgia,


Tropical Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 18905 SW 280th St, Homestead, FL 33031-3314 Voice: 30t- 246-7001 x 210 Fax:
305-246-7003

Interests: ornamental plant production and micropropagation, including orchids, palms, flowering trees, tropical bulbs and bedding plants wavendrame
ifas.ufl.edu

vendrame.ifas.ufl.edu
orchids.ifas.ufl.edu
palms.ifas.ufl.edu
nursery.ifas.ufl.edu


John C. Volin, Ph.D., Physiological Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison




Division of Biological Sciences,
Florida Atlantic University, 2912 College Ave., Davie, FL 33314

Voice: 954-236-1115 Fax:
954-236-1099 Interests: ecological restoration, and physiological ecology of invasive plants jvolin
fau.edu


Alície Warren-Bradley,

M.A., Natural Resources Management University of Florida and Ph.D. candidate, Biology, Florida International University


Deering Estate at Cutler, Natural Resources Management & Research, Miami-Dade County Parks & Rec, 16701 SW 72nd Ave, Miami, FL 33157 Voice:
305-235-1668 x228, 305-955-2217, 305-254-5866


Interests: plant ecology, restoration ecology, native plants in landscapes, plant propagation

lwarre01

fiu.edu


Jeff Wasielewski,
M.S.

Commercial Tropical Fruit Crops Extension Agent, UF/IFAS and Miami-Dade County Cooperative Extension, 18710 SW 288 Street Homestead, FL 33030 Voice: 305-248-3311, ext. 227
jwasielewski




ufl.edu


Chad Washburn,
MSES, Applied Ecology, Indiana University

Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples, FL 34112 Voice:
239-325-1915


Interests: natural areas,resource management, native and invasive plants, ethnobotany, sustainable use, conservation, tropical ecology
CWashburn


naplesgarden.org


Carl Weekley, M.S., Biology, Florida International University Archbold Biological Station, P. O. Box 2057, Lake Placid, FL 33862

Voice:
863-465-2571 Fax: 863-699-1927


Interests: plant demography, plant reproductive biology, fire ecology, conservation cweekley
archbold-station.org


Kristie Wendelberger,
M.Sc., Ecology; PhD Graduate Student, Biology



Florida International University, 11200 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33199
Voice:


919-257-9154
Interests:
rare plant reintroductions, ecological and demographic studies, climate change, sea level rise, conservation kwendelberger
yahoo.com


Kevin Whelan, M.S., Biology, Florida International University
USGS Biological Resources Discipline, Florida Caribbean Science Center, c/o

Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199
Voice: 305-348-6047; Fax-305-348-1986 Interests: mangroves, disturbance, ecology, cypress, lightning whelank
fiu.edu


Thomas L. White, Jr., B.S., Biology, University of Miami
Tropical Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 18905 SW 280th St, Homestead, FL 33031 Voice: 305-246-7001 x 214; Fax-305-246-7003 Interests: plant pathology, ornamental plant production, tropical biology zingiber


ufl.edu
www.zoneten.com


Barbara A. Whitlock, Ph.D. Department of Biology University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL



33124 Voice: 305-284-5412 Interests: plant systematics, evolution, and morphology whitlock


bio.miami.edu

www.bio.miami.edu/whitlock


M. Scott Wiggers, B.S., Environmental Science, Calvin College




USDA-ARS-IPRL (Invasive Plant Research Laboratory), 3205 College Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Voice: 954-723-9795 x153 Fax: 954-476-9169 Interests: wetland restoration, invasive plants, biological control, fire history, long-term ecological research scafire_scott
yahoo.com


Wendy Wilsdon, B.S., Biology, Florida International University
Florida International University, Department of Biological Sciences, OE 167, University Park Campus, Miami, FL 33199

Voice: 305-348-
6167

Interests: conservation of biodiversity, rare and endangered species, ecophysiology wwilsd01
fiu.edu


Emily Wilson, B.S., Plant Science, University of Florida Horticulturist, Naples Botanical Garden, 4820 Bayshore Dr. Naples, FL 34112

Voice: 813-367-6559
Interests: conservation, natural area management, invasive species management, pine rockland and Florida keys flora, Florida botany, plant ecology, endangered plant species ewilson
 naplesgarden.org


Randy Wisser , B.S., Biological Sciences, Florida International University


USDA-ARS 13601 Old Cutler Road Miami, FL 33158

Voice:
305-254-3637 Interests: molecular genetics of phytopathogens and their hosts


rwisser
saa.ars.usda.gov



www.fiu.edu/~rwisse01


Lynka Woodbury, B.A., English and Biology, University of Florida


Fairchild Tropical Garden, FTG Herbarium, Center for Tropical Plant Conservation, 11935 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables, FL 33156-4242 Voice:
305-667-1651 x 3427, 3415 Fax: 305-665-8032 Interests: Caribbean, including South Florida, biodiversity and conservation lwoodbury
fairchildgarden.org


Steven W. Woodmansee, B.S., Biology, University of Miami

Pro Native Consulting, Biologist/Owner, 8025 SW 102 Ave., Miami, FL 33173




Voice:

786-488-3101
Interests: Field taxonomy, rare plant research, and plant conservation in South Florida stevewoodmansee


bellsouth.net
Richard Workman, B.S., Biology, University of Miami

12271 Coyle Road, Fort Myers, FL 33905 Voice:
239-694-0101; Fax: 239-693-3011 Interests: ecological restoration, Deeringothamnus pulchellus, ethnobotany, natural history interpretation Wworkmandick
aol.com


Zhentu Ying, Ph.D.

15530 SW 170 Terrace, Miami, FL 33187 Voice:
305-776-0263, Fax: 305-264-7003 Interests: molecular biology, horticulture zying
ifas.ufl.edu


Scott Zona, Ph.D.

Dept. of Biological Sciences (OE 167), Florida International University 11200 SW 8 St., Miami, FL 33199 USA Voice:
305-348-1247 Interests: palms, biogeography, bryology, liverworts, taxonomy zonas


fiu.edu


Dorothea P. Zysko, M.A., Botany / Plant Ecology, University of South Florida

The Ecology Group, Inc., P. O. Box 512856, Punta Gorda, FL 33951-2856 Voice: 941-639-4011, 941-416-1187 (cell)
, Fax: 941-639-1297 Interests: plant ecology, wetland/aquatic plants, threatened and endangered plants, natural resource/land management, orchids, consulting ecologygroup


embarqmail.com
www.ecologygroupinc.com