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VOLUME VIII

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NUMBER 2

OTA OLOGICAL SOCIETY FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER MARCH MEEI'ING

Friday, March 4, 1988 7:00 PM Roam 335, Borlaug Hall St. Paul Campus, University of Minnesota

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The Annual M.R. S. Elections will be held at the March 4 meeting. Anyone who 'WOuld still want to run for an office can still be n~nated fram the floor at the meeting. Merribers can also do "write in" votes on their ballots when placing your votes. Please pick up your voting ballot at the same time you pick up your name tags When you come to the meeting. You must have a current menibership to vote. Please roark an "X" in the box to the right of the name of the person you would like to be elected, or you can write in a persons name and mark an "X" to the right in the l:ox. A. sarrple ballot appears later in this newsletter. Ballots will be collected before our program begins. We will announce winners after the break period. All ballots will be held for one nonth in case of are-count. We will also have a slide program about the DNR' s new County Biological Survey presented by John Moriarty at the r."larch meeting. The survey is designed to locate and evaluate the remaining natural areas and rare animal and plant habitats. John will highlight the herp portion of the survey. The "Critter of the Month" will be your favorite herp. We always have a great turn-out for this one, so look your critters over and pick Which one you'll bring to this nonths meeting. Anyone planning to bring a VENCM)US herp must contact Bruce Delles at 593-0298 before bringing the animal. Your August newsletter has same ideas to help present your herpo LATIN AMERICA LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT PROJECI'

Latin American Scientists are hampered by the absence in their countries of scientific journals and texts. The Nature Conservancy is seeking donations of HERPETOLCGlCA, COPEIA, J. OF HERPETOLCX;Y, or other scientific texts. Contact John Moriarty (612) 647-1334 if you have back-issues, etc to donate.

SNAKEBITE EMERGENCY Minnesota Poison Control System 221-2113 (outstate) 1-800-222-1222 Hennepin Regional Poison Center (612) 347-3141

BELL MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY 10 CHURCH STREET S.E.

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MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA 55455-0104


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