The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation: Target 8 and Beyond
Event Type: 
Session
Track: 
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time: 
Wed June, 25 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location: 
Colorado Ballroom I-J
Presenter: 
D.A. Galbraith, Science Department, Biodiversity Programs Division, Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Ontario, A. Hird, Botanic Gardens Conservation International, Rancho Santa Anna Botanical Garden, Claremont, California, Lisle, Illinois, J. Cruse-Sanders, Science and Conservation Department, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Nicole Cavender, the Vice President of Science and Conservation, The Morton Arboretum

Public gardens are contributing to ex-situ conservation, but do much more. We seek to better connect people and plants, and make sure that people benefit from the sustainable use of plants. How can individual gardens link their work to the global scene and make the case that they are part of the biggest picture possible? Using the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation is a great way to do it: a flexible, non-binding list of targets ranging from conservation of species-at-risk to managing invasive species to education and capacity-building.This presentation is intended to spread awareness of the GSPC and share ideas on how the public garden community can support and benefit from the Strategy.

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Event Type:
Workshop
Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Mon June, 23 - 7:45am to 5:30pm
Location:
Main hotel entrance, CA Street.
Presenter(s):
P. Allenstein, American Public Gardens Association, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, Denver Botanic Gardens Horticulture Department, Denver, Colorado, K...
Cost:
$25.00

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Event Type:
Workshop
Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Mon June, 23 - 7:45am to 5:30pm
Location:
Main hotel entrance, CA Street.
Presenter(s):
B.J. Morgan, Alliance for Public Gardens GIS, Davis, California, M. Ingolia, UC Davis Arboretum, Davis, California, A. Lee, Esri, St. Paul, Minnesota...
Cost:
$75.00

Buses depart at 7:45 a.m., board in front of Marriott on California Street.

ISA Credit Hours Approved...

Event Type:
Workshop
Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Tue June, 24 - 8:00am to 11:30am
Location:
Spruce Room
Presenter(s):
J. Cruse-Sanders, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta, Georgia, K. McCue, Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, Arizona, L. McDade, Rancho Santa Ana...
Cost:
$45.00

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Event Type:
Session
Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Wed June, 25 - 8:45am to 10:15am
Location:
Colorado Ballroom F
Presenter(s):
K. Havens, S. Still, Plant Science and Conservation, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois, A. Bell, Collections, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe...

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Event Type:
Session
Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Wed June, 25 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Location:
Colorado Ballroom F
Presenter(s):
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Event Type:
Session
Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Wed June, 25 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location:
Colorado Ballroom I-J
Presenter(s):
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Event Type:
Session
Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Thu June, 26 - 8:15am to 9:45am
Location:
Colorado Ballroom I-J
Presenter(s):
D. Stern, Sentinel Plant Network, American Public Gardens Association, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, W. Cranshaw, Department of Bioagricultural...

ISA Credit Hours Approved.

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Event Type:
Session
Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Thu June, 26 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Location:
Colorado Ballroom I-J
Presenter(s):
S. Shaw, K. Havens-Young, Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois, B. Stein, National Wildlife Federation, Washington, District of Columbia, S...

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Event Type:
Session
Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Fri June, 27 - 10:15am to 11:45am
Location:
Colorado Ballroom C-D
Presenter(s):
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Event Type:
Session
Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Fri June, 27 - 10:15am to 11:45am
Location:
Colorado Ballroom G-H
Presenter(s):
J. Hale, Denver Zoological Foundation; E. Harkins, Denver Museum of Nature and Science; C. White, Denver Zoo; A. Chenshoff, Denver Public Schools.

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Event Type:
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Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Fri June, 27 - 1:45pm to 2:45pm
Location:
Colorado Ballroom G-H
Presenter(s):
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