The 2023 Markow Scholarship and Grant program winners have been selected!

Chelsea-Victoria Turner, UW undergraduate student, for her proposal Using Historical Specimen Data and New Floristic Inventories to Climate Change Refugia in the Big Horn Mountain Range

Rachel Renne, Yale School of the Environment PhD student, for her proposal Investigating perennial forb microsites in big sagebrush ecosystems

The Wyoming Native Plant Society was established in 1981 for the purpose of encouraging appreciation and knowledge of the native flora of Wyoming. Towards this end, the Society has promoted research on native plants and habitats in Wyoming through its annual scholarship program. One to three scholarships in amounts of up to $1000 are awarded each year to undergraduate, or graduate students conducting research in Wyoming. Projects may address any aspect of botany, including taxonomy, floristics, ecology, plant geography, range science, physiology, or mycology. View past recipients here.

Applications for 2024 Scholarships and Grants are due February, 15!

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