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|Aug 16, 2012-|
Aug 16, 2012
06:00PM - 07:30PM
|Bill McNamara Lecture- Plants on the move: Why Botanical Gardens are Important Now|
Bill McNamara will discuss the history of plant movement around the globe, and the urgent need to discover and preserve plants and seeds
425 7th Street, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Executive Director of Quarryhill Botanical Garden Bill McNamara will discuss the history of plant movement around the globe, and the urgent need to get plants and their seeds into botanic gardens and seed banks due to the severe, yet little mentioned extinction crisis. For the past twenty-five years Bill has ventured into the mountains of China, Japan and India in search of plants. Bill has his Master's degree in Conservation Biology, is a Certified Nurseryman, a Field Associate of the Department of Botany for the California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, and an associate member of the joint Chinese-American Committee for the Flora of China.
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