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April 2018 general meeting


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"Conservation Horticulture in the 21st Century" by Dylan Hanon Curator for the Huntington Botanical Garden

How do we value plants for the purpose of conservation with the resources available. How are these plants best kept in cultivation? With the botanical riches in gardens and collections today it is more important than ever to develop ways to ensure their widespread use and appreciation. This talk will cover both philosophical and practical considerations of plants using case histories of plants such as Osa pulchra, Brighamia insignis, Dorstenia gigas

General Meeting, Monday, April 16 begins at 7:15 pm
at the San Francisco Botanical Garden, Golden Gate Park.
Those able to arrive by 4 p.m. may join in a private walk through SFBG with our speaker (*see details below).

*If you're not a member, there is a Guest Fee of $5 to attend the general meeting. Due to changing policies at the SF Botanical Garden those who wish to join the speaker for the walk must be at the entry garden no later than 4 pm, and go in as a group. Those who arrive late may still try to catch up to the group provided they pay their own admittance (or bring a relevant membership card or show proof of S.F. residence).

Photo of Osa Pulchra by Laura Blanchard