American Public Gardens Association
2020 Conference
Portland, Oregon June 22-26, 2020

Collecting and Conserving

Public gardens work on the leading edge to document and preserve plant diversity. Preparing for immediate and long-range climate change requires strength of vision and offers opportunities for great innovation. How is your garden a champion for the plant kingdom? Using technology and innovation to sustain the wealth of your data? Crossing departmental lines to share your conservation victories? Bring your questions and your proposed solutions.

Targeted Communities:
Horticulture, Greenhouses, & Facilities
Native Plants
Plant Collections
Plant Conservation
Plant Nomenclature & Taxonomy
Sustainability
Technology & Innovation Professionals

Program Selection Committee Contacts: 

Ray Larson
Curator of Living Collections and the Otis Douglas Hyde Herbarium
University of Washington Botanic Gardens
(206) 616-1118; halcyon@uw.edu
 

Eddy Dawson
Director of Programs
Red Butte Garden
(801) 585-0984; eddy.dawson@redbutte.utah.edu
 

Jaime Frye
Plant Records Specialist
Newfields
(317) 923-1331 x548; jfrye@discovernewfields.org