Celebrating 40 Years of Growth at Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens
The Mercer Society and Houston Museum of Natural Science presented a Distinguished Lecture Series: Celebrating 40 Years of Growth at Mercer Arboretum and Botanic Gardens, 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, Texas.
Lecture Dates are as follows:
Plant Conservation in a Rapidly Changing World
Dr. Peter Raven - President Emeritus, Missouri Botanical Garden (St. Louis, Missouri)
January 30, 2014 @ 6:30 p.m.
The Chinese Economic ‘Bloom’ - People, Plans, and Plants for a Verdant Earth
Dr. David Creech - Regents Professor, Stephen F. Austin University (Nacogdoches, Texas)
April 10, 2014 @ 6:30 p.m.
Exploration to Exploitation - The Road from Plant Discovery to Market
Tony Avent - Owner of Juniper Level Botanic Gardens and Plant Delights Nursery (Raleigh, North Carolina)
September 4, 2014 @ 6:30 p.m.
Growing an Ark: The Expanding Role of Botanic Gardens in Plant Conservation
Dr. Peter Wyse Jackson - Director, Missouri Botanical Garden (St. Louis, Missouri)
November 6, 2014 @ 6:30 p.m.
See attached flyer for more information.