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Student Presentations
Consisting of several 15-minute presentations, this session is devoted exclusively to having the future leaders of public horticulture share their latest research findings. Through these ...
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9/26/16
Ramped Up Rapid Fire!
Join your garden colleagues of small, university, and large gardens as they share their creative success stories in a lively and focused “rapid fire” session. Each presenter must tell his/her story ...
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9/24/16
Conserving Biodiversity on a Rapidly Changing Planet and the Critical Role of Gardens
Earth has daunting climatic and socioeconomic challenges. Gardens wish to do their part in preserving biodiversity, but best practices are essential when working with and protecting wild populations...
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9/24/16
Running a Production Nursery with a Conservation Focus in the Public Eye
To be tenable in the modern age, botanical gardens are obligated to be more than just display gardens but are called to be active parts of their community, both locally and globally. An open-...
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9/24/16
Perspectives on the Importance of Preserving Cultivated Germplasm
Heirloom vegetables, heirloom roses… how about heirloom viburnums? What’s happening to older cultivars of genera that don’t have a special interest group championing their cause? This session will...
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9/24/16
Inspiration to Conservation
Public gardens seek to inspire the appreciation of nature. Many gardens also seek to conserve nature. But often these two key motivations, inspiration and conservation, live in separate domains....
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9/24/16
Collecting for Collections: The Public Garden Role in Tree Gene Conservation
Arboreta and gardens have an ability to fill an important role in germplasm conservation by participating in ex situ collections. Globally, trees are facing a human-driven mass extinction, and our...
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9/24/16
Host & Conduct a Successful Red List Workshop: Case Studies & Lessons Learned
This 60-minute panel will provide an opportunity to learn how to successfully host and conduct a Red List workshop. Participants will gain a better understanding on the relevance of red listing for...
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9/24/16
Public Gardens as Sensible Beacons of Plant Invasion
Invasive plant species can grow in natural areas even as they are commercially available throughout that region. When this happens, private, commercial, and government sectors may have different...
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9/24/16
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9/24/16

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