Native Plant Trust, the nation’s first plant conservation organization and the only one solely focused on New England’s native plants, announces Tales from the Field: A Botany Story Slam, a virtual event taking place on Saturday, February 26, 6-8 p.m. Tickets are available at NativePlantTrust.org.
Each storyteller has minutes to share an experience on the evening’s chosen theme: The Plant that Changed My Life. The event will showcase professional botanists, scientists, horticulturists and more who will reveal their most moving experiences in the world of plants for a one-of-a-kind evening of humor and adventure. The event will be moderated by Uli Lorimer, Director of Horticulture at Native Plant Trust and author of the forthcoming book, The Northeast Native Plant Primer: 235 Plants for an Earth-Friendly Garden (May 2022, Timber Press).
William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Arnold Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University
Christin Geall, best-selling author of Cultivated (Princeton University Press)
Jonathan Drori, author of the international best seller Around the World in 80 Trees and Around the World in 80 Plants (Laurence King Publishing)
Rebecca McMackin, Director of Horticulture, Brooklyn Bridge Park
Joann Vieira, Director of Horticulture, The Trustees
Michael Piantedosi, Director of Conservation, Native Plant Trust.
ABOUT NATIVE PLANT TRUST: Native Plant Trust is the nation’s first plant conservation organization and the only one solely focused on New England’s native plants. Please visit www.NativePlantTrust.org.