JUNE 25 - JULY 9 2020

Conference Poster Session on Facebook
Event Type: 
Special Events
Date / Time: 
Mon June, 22 - 11:00am to Thu July, 09 - 5:00pm
Pre-Registration Required: 

Join us for this special virtual poster session! On June 22, beginning at 11:00 a.m. (ET), accepted posters will be posted to the American Public Gardens Association Facebook page. Poster presenters will monitor their poster for comments, questions, and to provide engaging content throughout the virtual conference until July 9th! Each poster will include a short version of the abstract submitted as well as the tag for the Facebook profile(s) of the presenter. We're excited to explore this new digital format with you to generate information sharing and discussion to help kick off the virtual conference on June 25th. Be sure to Follow and Like the Association Facebook page in advance!

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Poster Authors:

Diane Blazek,  National Garden Bureau   
A "Year of" Focus on Plant Classes with Affordable Programming  

Katherine Brewer, University of Minnesota  
Databases that Inform Species Status and Enhance Plant Conservation Efforts   

Jeny Davis, Desert Botanical Garden; and Dr. Aireona Raschke, Central Airzona Conservation Alliance    
The Metro Phoenix EcoFlora: Community Conservation in a Desert City   

Shelley Gaskins and James Gagliardi, Smithsonian Gardens  
HABITAT Hits the Road    

Morgan Gostel and Jean Linsky, Botanical Research Institute of Texas; and Abby Meyer, Botanic Gardens Conservation International
Gap Analysis and Prioritization for the Global Genome Initiative for Gardens Partnership    

Timothy Hecox, Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Introducing the Oregon Botanical Project    

Bruce Holst and Elizabeth Gandy, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens   
Selby Gardens EcoFlora Project    

Jennifer Neale, Jennifer Ackerfield, and Richard Levy,  Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver's EcoFlora Project: Engaging Citizens with Biodiversity and Natural History Collections  

Jennifer Schwarz Ballard, Kay Havens, and Taran Lichtenberger, et al., Chicago Botanic Garden   
Budburst EcoFlora    

Ben Stormes, University of British Columbia Garden
The Plant Collections Community   
Disaster Preparedness for Public Gardens 



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