Past Event

Second Annual New York City EcoFlora Conference

September 20, 2019
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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New York Botanical Garden (Ross Hall), 2900 Southern Boulevard, New York

Event Description: 

Join the New York Botanicial Garden’s Center for Conservation Strategy staff and other renowned experts for an update on the New York City EcoFlora project, now in its second year. The 2019 conference theme is "The Historical Flora of New York City: Implications for Conservation Action." 

Dr. Victoria Johnson, author of the acclaimed new book American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic, will deliver the keynote address centered on the conference theme. She and other speakers will explore the precursors of #plantlove in New York City history and how this theme is manifested today by citizen scientists through the EcoFlora project, which engages New Yorkers in protecting and preserving the City’s native and naturalized flora.

Event Speakers: 

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Event Information:

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