The 55th meeting of the Western Society of Weed Science will convene in Salt Lake City, Utah, at the Little America Hotel and Towers, on March 12-14, 2002.

The program features scientific presentations and displays of research activities in weed science in crops, rangeland and forests, wetlands and wildlands, and educational outreach programs. This year's meeting highlights will be a symposium on techniques for evaluating and diagnosing herbicide problems and a special session addressing the Food Quality Protection Act's impact on herbicides. The opening general session will feature Senator Larry Craig of Idaho with an update on federal policy on noxious weeds.

The detailed program, registration, and lodging information may be accessed at: <http://www.wsweedscience.org/> www.WSWeedScience.org or contact Mrs. Wanda Graves, Business Manager - WSWS, PO Box 963, Newark, CA 94560, (510) 790-1252.