Joe is the Project's Chairperson and responsible for all of the non-profit corporation's business and outreach. Joe is a native of South Jersey with an interest in the Coastal Plain Flora and its distribution. Joe is a self employed environmental consultant operating a natural resource based practice since 1986. Joe is a certified Senior Ecologist (Ecological Society of America) and an active field botanist. He is the father of four and married to his wife, Cathy, for 32 years. Joe also is … [Read more...] about Joseph R. Arsenault
Wayne is the Project's Treasurer and chairperson of the Manual Committee. Wayne possesses many talents and a botanical knowledge of the Flora that spans North American. Wayne is formally educated in both geological and biological sciences, a combination that is important to the study of New Jersey's Flora. Wayne is the Project's author for the Amaranthaceae. Wayne's Curriculum Vitae and a sampling of his extensive experience can downloaded by clicking here. Contact Wayne at … [Read more...] about Wayne R. Ferren, Jr.
Dr. Stevens Heckscher is a founding member of FNJP and is a memeber of FNJP's executive board. Dr. Heckscher received his doctorate in mathematics from Harvard University and describes himself as a hybrid between a mathematician and an ecologist. He specializes in classification and description of plant communities using powerful computer tools, and is currently working on research projects in New Jersey and the Florida Keys. He retired from the Natural Lands Trust of Media, PA, … [Read more...] about Stevens Heckscher, PhD
Bill is the Project's Recording Secretary as well as our nomenclature committee chairperson. He also sits on the manual and IT committees. Bill is a major Project contributor. Bill is currently providing the effort for many large genera in the Asteraceae, the family Violaceae and genera (Scleria and Eleocharis) in Cyperaceae. He is also interested in bryophytes (especially Sphagnum), lichens and has been doing surveys for dragonflies and damselflies. A copy of Bill's resume … [Read more...] about William Olson
Dr. Palmer is the heart of the Flora of New Jersey's Atlas and is contibuting author for the Ranunculaceae. Matt is a member of the Columbia University faculty, providing his expertise on botany, ecology and other interests. Contact Dr. Palmer at: firstname.lastname@example.org or write a note in the space below. … [Read more...] about Matt Palmer, PhD