Joan Yoshioka was the keynote speaker, seen here giving her keynote address.
Lightning talks (each only 5 minutes) from our Participating Institutions on topics ranging from conservation genetics, plant propagation and reintroduction effort to data analysis and information sharing opportunities. Highlighted the cutting edge work of each our Participating Institutions.
Break out groups reviewed and provided input to seed collection protocols which are key to plant conservation.
Even the social events were spectacular!
Bus tour, narrated by the San Diego Zoo Horticultural Department, highlighted the Zoo’s extensive plant collection.
Dinner among tigers at San Diego Zoo Safari Park
June 12, 2017 - Janet Meakin Poor Research Symposium ”Timing is Everything: The Impact of Changes in Phenology" at the Chicago Botanic Garden. More information here.
June 25-30, 2017 - 14th World Congress on Parasitic Plants. Pacific Grove, California. More information here.
October 23-24, 2017 - 2nd Hawaiian Botanical Forum Kilauea Military Camp, Hawai‘i, Volcanoes National Park, Hawai‘i. More information here.