This fall, take a deep dive into our critical conservation work with the people who save plants every day! We are thrilled to announce our first webinar series launching September 30. Check out our upcoming sessions below and register to join us.
Meet NTBGs Curator of Living Collections, Mike DeMotta, Director of Limahuli Garden Lei Wann and Conservation Operations Manager and Ecologist Uma Nagendra. Learn about the traditional Hawaiian concept of land stewardship and how it aligns with today’s call for more sustainable land management and restoration. Registration Required.
For decades, NTBG has been roaming the mountains and valleys of the Hawaiian island of Kauai by foot, helicopter, rappelling and using drones. Join NTBG Field Biologist Ken Wood and Drone Program manager Ben Nyberg in celebrating new discoveries of rare and endangered plants in 2021. Folks who attend the webinar live will have a chance to vote for the NTBG’s Most Exciting Plant Discovery of 2021! Registration Required.
Join the manager of NTBG’s Seed Bank and Laboratory Dustin Wolkis on a virtual tour. Find out how research in the seed bank helps conserve hundreds of Hawaii’s most endangered plants. Learn how massive seed collecting helps secure the future of Hawaii’s foundational Ohia forests threatened by pathogenic fungi.
Find out what our experts at the Botanical Research Center are working on and peek into where it all happens. Herbarium curator Tim Flynn leads a tour of the herbarium, senior scientist David Lorence brings the Flora of Marquesas to life, and Director of Science and Conservation Nina Rønsted unfolds NTBGs recent IUCN Red Listing campaign of endangered Hawaiian plants.