Ariana Eily Receives Edgar T. Wherry Award
Biograd Ariana Eily (Pryer Lab) has received the 2018 Edgar T. Wherry Award from the Pteridological Section of the Botanical Society of America. The prize is given for the best paper presented during the contributed papers session of the Pteridological Section of the Botanical Society of America. Congratulations Ariana!
Wherry was an American botanist and mineralogist, and president of the American Fern Society from 1934–1939. He published several guides on eastern North American ferns, and donated the royalties from these books to the Fern Society.