Natural Diversity Dual Session
Event Type: 
Session
Track: 
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time: 
Wed June, 25 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Location: 
Colorado Ballroom F
Presenter: 
Session 1: Organic Landscape Management in a Public Park: Both Possible and Beautiful Session T.Smarr, Horticulture, Highline, New York Session 2: Everything Is Better With Biodiversity! D. Frank, Missouri Botanical Garden, St Louis, Missouri

LACES Credit Hours Approved.  
Session 1: Organic Landscape Management in a Public Park: Both Possible and Beautiful 
Given trends in biodiversity, it’s not only possible to manage public landscapes organically, it’s important to do so. Participants will learn that even in highly ornamental, high-use landscapes, organic horticultural management is possible. This talk will illustrate organic management strategies, why they are important, and how they can be implemented in your garden or park, as well as the limitations of such an approach. With global biodiversity in decline, public parks and gardens can serve as important examples of beautiful and ecologically beneficial landscapes.

View the session presentation here. (Part One)

View the session presentation here. (Part Two)

Session 2: Everything Is Better With Biodiversity!
Biodiversity and associated ecosystem services drive our economies and makes life as we know it possible. When the importance of biodiversity and ecosystem services is better understood by business leaders, elected officials, and land owners of any size, the expertise and resources of a botanical garden become a vital and invaluable community resource. Missouri Botanical Garden will share their experience in launching two community initiatives that engage a wide range of stakeholders to implement plant-based strategies to take action that measurably increases local species and habitat diversity.

These sessions, combined, have been approved for 1 credit hours by The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System. 

Sessions in this Track

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

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

Calling all curators, collection...

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

Whether you are in a conservation department or not, you have a valuable opinion on how to improve conservation at botanical gardens and develop...

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...

LACES Credit Hours Approved.  Climate change is already affecting plants and the natural...

Event Type:
Session
Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Wed June, 25 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Location:
Colorado Ballroom F
Presenter(s):
Session 1: Organic Landscape Management in a Public Park: Both Possible and Beautiful Session T.Smarr, Horticulture, Highline, New York Session...

LACES Credit Hours Approved.  
Session 1: Organic Landscape Management in a...

Event Type:
Session
Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Wed June, 25 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm
Location:
Colorado Ballroom I-J
Presenter(s):
D.A. Galbraith, Science Department, Biodiversity Programs Division, Royal Botanical Gardens, Burlington, Ontario, A. Hird, Botanic Gardens...

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...

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.

The recent discovery of Thousand Cankers Disease in Tennessee, Virginia and...

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...

Tired of screaming from the rooftops that plants are important? Let's combat 'plant blindness' by building constructive government partnerships...

Event Type:
Session
Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Fri June, 27 - 10:15am to 11:45am
Location:
Colorado Ballroom C-D
Presenter(s):
J. Harbage, S. Kister, K. Donnelly, Horticulture, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, R. Mottern, Horticulture, Sarah P. Duke Gardens,...

LACES and ISA Credit Hours approved.  Clean...

LACES Credit Hours Approved
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.

LACES Credit Hours approved.  Be a part of the Green Movement! Saving money, lowering your energy and water use,...

Event Type:
Session
Track:
Catalytic Conservation
Date / Time:
Fri June, 27 - 1:45pm to 2:45pm
Location:
Colorado Ballroom G-H
Presenter(s):
Session 1: Sustainable and Stylish Meadows as “Hypnotizing Horticulture” R. Hartlage, Land Morphology, Seattle, Washington Session 2:...

Session 1: Sustainable and Stylish Meadows as “Hypnotizing Horticulture”
Meadows are engaging, environmentally responsive,...