American Public Gardens Association
2019 Conference
Washington D.C. June 17-21, 2019

Rapid-Fire Presentations: Thrive
Event Type: 
Special Session
Date / Time: 
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location: 
Executive Room
Pre-Registration Required: 
No

Hear stories that embrace the theme of “Thriving Together: Diversity Grows Gardens." The Rapid-Fire Presentations will consist of 15 slides delivered in 5 minutes. All proposals for a rapid-fire presentation must utilize the theme of “Diversity Grows Gardens." Presenters will share stories of a project or collaboration that exceeded expectations. This opportunity will be presented by Institutional and Student members of the Association only.

Anyone is welcome to attend!

 

PRESENTATIONS:

Achieving Regional Ornamental Horticulture Identities in Urban Landscapes Across North America Through Plant Select
Presenter: R. Shrigley, Denver Botanic Gardens, Denver, Colorado

Alice H. Richards Children’s Garden: A Parking Lot Altered to Spark Children's Curiosity
Presenter: C. Keber, State Botanical Garden of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Artful Garden Maintenance: Wattle Structures to Support Biodiversity          
Presenter: C. Liloia, North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Designing a Tree Walk: A Diverse Collaboration
Presenter: S. Allred, Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, Utah

Investing in Urban Forests for Healthier Trees, People, and Cities      
Presenter: N. Cavender, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, Illinois

Learning to Hire for Attitude: Matching Staff, Volunteers, and Your Garden’s Culture         
Presenter: A. Kelly, Hillwood Estate, Museum, and Gardens, Washington, District of Columbia

Mentorship: Embracing Generational Diversity  
Presenter: C. Mahaffey, Longwood Gardens, Inc., Kennett Square, Pennsylvania

Red Spruce Forest Restoration: Working with Local, State, and Federal Partners    
Presenter: A. Norton, Southern Highlands Reserve, Toxaway, North Carolina

State Laws Protecting Rare Plants
Presenter: A. Highland, Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, Delaware

Tackling Present Day Issues in Historical Gardens        
Presenter: J. Roethling, Reynolda Gardens of Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

The North Carolina Wildflower of the Year Program      
Presenter: H. Summer, North Carolina Botanical Garden, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Tulips in the Morning, Tulips in the Evening, Tulips at Wintertime?    
Presenter: A. Roethling, Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden, Kernersville, North Carolina

When Thriving Together Means Destructively Sampling Your Collection       
Presenter: T. Thibault, Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California