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.
- Filoli = “FIght for a just cause; LOve your fellow man; LIve a good life.”
- San Francisco Botanical Garden and Conservatory of Flowers
- The Garden on a Hill: UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley
- Co-Creation at UC Davis Arboretum
- North American Experience Trip – Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens and Muir Woods