THE 2019 APPLICATIONS FOR THE DELZIE DEMAREE TRAVEL AWARD
The Delzie Demaree Travel Award was established in 1988 honoring Delzie Demaree who attend-ed 35 out of a possible 36 symposia before he died in 1987. Delzie Demaree was a frontier bota-nist, explorer, discoverer, and teacher. His teaching career as a botanist began in Arkansas at Hendrix College in 1922. He also taught botany at the University of Arkansas, Navajo Indian School, Yale School of Forestry, Arkansas A&M, and Arkansas State University at Jonesboro where he retired as professor emeritus in 1953. One of the things he enjoyed most as a botanist was assisting students with their field botany research.