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Symposium in DC
10/07/2014

National Tropical Botanical Garden
and the
Department of Botany, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History
present

Agents of Change:
Botanic Gardens in the 21st Century

A symposium celebrating NTBG’s 50th Anniversary, exploring:

Extinction or Survival: Conserving plants in a changing world
Feast or Famine: How we can and will feed 9 Billion People
Biocultural Conservation: Interpreting the richness of the human experience
Operational Sustainability: Are Botanic Gardens an endangered species?

October 7, 2014
Washington, DC

See: http://ntbg.org/symposium

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Dinner with Speaker Tom Friedman
10/07/2014

National Tropical Botanical Garden
presents

an evening with Tom Friedman,
Pulitzer prize-winning author and columnist speaking on
Extinction or Sustainability:
Conserving plants, animals, and people in a changing world

NTBG Dinner
October 7, 2014
Washington, DC

See: http://ntbg.org/symposium

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Winter Vegetable Garden Workshop at NTBG
10/15/2014

Winter Vegetable Garden Workshop
by NTBG Nursery Manager Ashly Trask
October 15, 2014 - NTBG Education Center, Kalāheo
Advance Registration Required (Limited Space)
Fee $10 payable at door
email: propagate@ntbg.org


Includes vegetable starts. Covers crops, winter vegetables, and seed saving.
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Lecture Features Plant Exploration of Old
10/16/2014

The Kampong Lecture Series presents

Plant exploration and botanical illustration in the Macaronesian Islands between the 17th and 18th centuries”
by Dr. Javier Francisco-Ortega, Department of Biological Sciences, Florida International University

(Macaronesia is a collection of archipelagos in the North Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Europe and Africa.)

Thursday, October 16, 2014
Reception 6:30 p.m.
Lecture 7:00 p.m.


Free to Kampong Fellows and Contributor Members
General Public - suggested $10 donation

RSVP to kampong@ntbg.org or (305) 442-7169
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Free Talk on ‘Fire and Hawai‘i’s Ecosystems’
10/21/2014

Public Lecture Series on Kaua‘i Continues

“Hawai'i on Fire: Learning to adapt to increasing wildfires”
A public lecture by Clay Trauernicht,
specialist in fire management,
Cooperative Extension Program, CTAHR, University of Hawai‘i
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 5:30 p.m.
Cafeteria, Kaua‘i Community College Campus Center
3-1901 Kaumuali‘i Highway, Līhu‘e


For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact Margaret Clark at (808) 332-7324 ext. 225 at least 10 days in advance.

This talk is part of the “Plants for Our Planet” lecture series, a collaboration between the National Tropical Botanical Garden and Kaua‘i Community College.
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