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Plant Club

Becca, Laura, Alberta and Sarah – Plant Club Officers. Working on the garden in front of Baker.
From left, Becca, Laura, Alberta and Sarah – Plant Club officers working on the garden in front of Baker Center.

All are welcome to join the Plant Club!

The club meets twice per month during the academic year to organize events and discuss new ideas; sponsor events and activities; alert members to other events and activities of potential interest hosted by the Environmental & Plant Biology Department, Ohio University and regional community; and get involved with community activities and service.

Plant Club Officers and Advisers

President: Alberta Dempsey

Vice President: Laura Wimer

Secretary/Social Media Chair: Sarah Maracz

Treasurer: Becca Wagenknecht

Faculty Adviser: Dr. Kim Thompson


The purpose of this group shall be to provide opportunities for students and other interested persons to expand their knowledge of plants, plant biology and the local environment, promote awareness of environmental and conservation issues, explore natural areas surrounding the Athens region, meet with like-minded people for social and academic purposes, and to get to know departmental faculty.

Events and Activities

To announce events and activities to the Plant Club membership, email them to thompsk3@ohio.edu. Please include precise dates and times, place, who's sponsoring the event or activity, a contact name and contact information.

Regular Meetings

Monthly meetings are determined at the beginning of each semester based on the availability of the membership. Contact Dr. Kim Thompson, thompsk3@ohio.edu for information.