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General Meeting | January 27, 2024

January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Come join our General Meeting as we get rolling into 2024!

Our next General Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, January 27, 2024. Please make sure you put this meeting date on your calendar (it’s as easy as clicking the Add to Calendar button below!). We will continue to maintain an online Zoom option for those who cannot travel to RISD. The Zoom link will be e-mailed out to all current members a few days before the meeting, it will not be posted on the website to avoid any potential Zoom bombing issues.

Parking

There is on-street parking near the Nature Lab. Alternatively, there is a paid parking lot a short walk from the Nature Lab at the corner of N Main Street and Steeple Street (across the street from Cafe Choklad).

Nature Lab Building Access

Please note that the Nature Lab does not open until noon. To gain access to the downstairs area where the meeting is held, walk down the right side of the building to the glass door and knock loudly (the door is locked) and someone will come let you in. The front doors at the top of the stairs may not be unlocked and no one will hear you knocking at that door.

Meeting Agenda:

  • Introductions – if there are any new members present.
  • Minutes – Provided by Nanci Worthington – Review minutes, and vote to accept if no changes.
  • Treasurer’s Report – Provided by Carol Schwartz
  • Membership Report – Provided by Wendy Chadbourne
  • Nominations for 2024 Officer Positions – There were no nominations submitted for officer positions, Wendy Chadbourne will continue as President for 2024/2025. Nanci Worthington is happy to continue as Secretary for 2024.
  • Old Business
    • Social Media Updates – Melissa Guillet continues to keep our Facebook Page active. If you want to have anything posted, please e-mail her JPGs.
    • Website help – If you would like to chip in with write-ups or image prep, please contact Wendy C.
  • New Business
    • Updates on 2024 Themed Exhibit – Curiosity; Illustrating the Wonders of Nature & Science at the Great Ponds Gallery, Lakeville Public Library, April through May 2024.
    • Joint exhibit with the Rhode Island Watercolor Society on September 7-28th 2024, Susan Stranz is helping coordinate this.
    • Any interest in setting up a Quarterly Newsletter?
    • Setting up an Activities Committee – 2 or 3 people willing to coordinate activities, workshops, outings, etc.
  • Activities
    • February, March, and April activities to plan?
  • Announcements
    • Joan Pierce is working with the Southeastern Massachusetts Pine Barrens Alliance (SEMPBA) to
      organize an exhibit about horseshoe crabs titled “Against All Odds” which will be exhibited at the
      Plymouth Center for the Arts in June and July of 2024. A call for artists for this exhibit has gone out
      if anyone is interested in participating.
    • The 2024 SciComm Conference has been canceled, currently sorting out if 2025 at Bridgewater State University is a possibility….. TBA.

 

Details

Date:
January 27
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Organizer

GNSI-NE
Phone
508-932-3277
Email
wendy@inkymousestudios.com
View Organizer Website

Venue

RISD Nature Lab
13 Waterman Street
Providence, RI 02903 United States
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Details

Date:
January 27
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Event Categories:
,
Event Tags:
,

Organizer

GNSI-NE
Phone
508-932-3277
Email
wendy@inkymousestudios.com
View Organizer Website

Venue

RISD Nature Lab
13 Waterman Street
Providence, RI 02903 United States
+ Google Map