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Wild Collection and Propagation of Rare and Endangered Plants Webinar

May 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Free

Sean Halloran, Arnold Arboretum Propagator

In Massachusetts alone, plants make up more than half of the total native species that are officially considered Endangered, Threatened, and Rare. In this talk, we will focus on how ex-situ plant conservation, coordinated plant collection efforts, and plant propagation play vital roles in preserving biodiversity and slowing the deleterious effects of climate change. We will discuss how collection trips are planned—and how citizen science now plays a role in these efforts—while providing a behind-the-scenes look at the planning process. A large focus will be plant propagation techniques such as seeds, cuttings, and grafting, and how these fit into various strategies for plant conservation. Free, registration required.

Details

Date:
May 20
Time:
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://harvard.zoom.us/webinar/register/1416195330529/WN_g-rZd-DPTlezcXVPrLuLlQ

Organizer

Arnold Arboretum
Phone:
617-384-5209
Email:
arbweb@arnarb.harvard.edu
Website:
http://arboretum.harvard.edu

Other

Organizer status (we charge $5 for for-profit listings)
Not for profit or community group
Email (will not be used for public posting)
adi_shafir@harvard.edu

Venue

Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
125 Arborway
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 United States
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Phone:
617-3845209
Website:
www.arboretum.harvard.edu

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