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Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 6 Mar 2009 13:38:37 -0500
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The Northdoor is your best bet.  Joan can say if the college dorms would 
allow it, but I suspect not.  The Northdoor is about a half mile from 
the college, walkable. A double room goes for $77 night.  Reserve at 
least one month in advance.

Vera Wong wrote:
> Joan, could you clarify why the "bug fest" wouldn't work at the 
> conference, because 13 (insects or bugs?) are on the State or Fed'l 
> Endangered Species list?
> The main problem w/ transporting insects is their fragility, and 
> keeping the dermestids out. I'm sure someone nearby has an insect 
> collection we could work from - try the 4-H clubs, the agricultural 
> entomology extension agents, the biology dept, etc.
> But it might be a lot to organize so late in the process.
> I add my deep thanks to those of all the previous writers, to all who 
> have tackled the organization of this conference.
> Also, if we bring our dog (we're planning on driving), is there a 
> place we could stay with our dog? She's a 13 yr old UBD (Ubiquitous 
> Black Dog), a bit shy but very sweet, but totally stresses out in 
> boarding kennels. I read all the warnings about dealing with border 
> crossings, and I'll research that further if there's any hope that we 
> would be able to both bring her and have someplace to stay when we're 
> there. (By "we", I mean my husband and myself; and possibly another 
> GNSI person from MN.)
> -vera