Rebecca Pineo attended this year’s Janet Meakin Poor Research Symposium, hosted by Chicago Botanic Gardens and co-sponsored by Botanic Gardens Conservation International. The keynote speaker, Steven Blackmore, Regius Keeper of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scotland, highlighted the positive role gardens can play in promoting sustainability. Other speakers addressed how plant science, education, outreach, and public-private partnerships can aid conservation and help tackle the challenges of climate change.
- Professional Outreach Project 2014: Wyck Historic House, Garden and Farm
- Bartram’s Garden: Reconnecting People, Plants, and Place
- The Delaware Center for Horticulture: Urban Greening and So Much More
- Mount Cuba’s Native Garden Wonderland
- Class of 2016’s First Field Trip- Bowman’s Hill Wildflower Preserve