Meeting was called to order at 12:45 P.M. by President John Phillip.
John T. read back the Minutes from the March meeting
Ryan Maciel who developed the NECPS app for I-Pod announced that the app was now available for I-phone.
Ken M. talked about the updated web sight and that the FAQ needs to be updated. Also a posting on how to get to the forum. Please submit your FAQ's to Ken so that this can be updated.
Charles Brewer has committed to coming to the Fall plant show at the end of September.
Don G. spoke about what's going to be happening at upcoming meetings. May meeting: Logee's; June Meeting: Emmi is going to talk about enzymes in pitcher plants and how they work on pray that they trap; July meeting: will be a bog walk; August meeting: trip to Black Jungle.
John P talked about looking for a new area for a Bog walk: Cape Cod, New Bedford or Long Island.
Emmi distributed some Highbred Sarracenia seeds from Japan to everyone at the meeting.
Steve talked about starting plants from seed in sterile conditions using tissue culture.
A booth will be set up for the Party for the Planet at Roger Williams Zoo on 4-19-2013, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
John P. talked about making the 2014 Providence Spring and Flower show better. Maybe a Tiki Hut or Carnival Tent. Also looking for a greenhouse for NECPS to grow more plants.
John T gave a demonstration on putting together a mini bog.