US-Canada border

karstad - schueler bckcdb at ISTAR.CA
Tue Jun 2 12:04:12 CDT 1998

>  John Nelson wrote:
> > I'm off to Canada very shortly, as plans for a specimen collecting
> > trip have suddenly been realized in the last couple of days. Do any
> > of you have any thoughts or advice on bringing plant presses back
> > into the USA from Canada? I'm not looking forward to any surprises
> > from the border people...

Robin Leech wrote:

> Live plants will give you problems.  Plants in presses will not.

* Are you sure? If that's true then years of smuggling have been in vain.

fred schueler.
         Eastern    Ontario    Biodiversity    Museum
                Grenville Co, Ontario, Canada
(RR#2 Oxford Station, K0G 1T0) (613)258-3107   bckcdb at

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