Archive for the ‘Biodiversity’ Category

Ancient Plant Garden

Monday, August 17th, 2009
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Entrance to Ancient Plant Garden at San Francisco Botanical GardenWalk into this garden with your imagination turned on, says our guest Nan Crystal Arens, professor of geoscience at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in New York and adviser for the ancient plant garden’s renovation, and remember that the plants in this garden are the fabulous survivors!

What is a Botanical Garden?

Monday, December 29th, 2008

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David Kruse-Pickler, San Francisco Botanical Garden

Simply put, it is a living, growing collection of plants. On this report, David Kruse-Pickler, Associate Curator at the San Francisco Botanical Garden, elaborates on this definition by describing how the collections are managed and how the data that is acquired gets used.

Botanical Treasure Chest

Monday, December 1st, 2008
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Don MahoneyThe San Francisco Botanical Garden is a living ecosystem with an extraordinary diversity of plants and animals. According to Don Mahoney, curator of plant collections, it is a one-of-a-kind botanical garden.