Through these undergraduate and graduate student presentations, current research pertaining to public horticulture will be shared and discussed. These student presentations provide a valuable opportunity for established professionals to learn new and exciting findings from their future peers. 

Listed below are the topics and presenters from the 2019 Annual Conference:

  • An Assessment of the Hamamelidaceae in Global Living Collections                                      Presenter: C. Meholic, University of Delaware Botanic Gardens, Newark, Delaware
  • Biology and Epidemiology of a Common Plant Pathogen and Its Host Plant                          Presenter: M. Bradshaw, University of Washington Botanic Gardens, Seattle, Washington
  • Model for an Innovative Volunteer Program at a University Botanical Garden                        Presenter: A. Kimbrell, University of Tennessee Gardens, Knoxville, Tennessee
  • Ash Trees, the Environment, and People: Interpreting Ecological and Cultural Significance of Ash Tree Relations                                                                                                                  Presenter: B. Hopkins, Cornell Botanic Gardens, Ithaca, New York
  • Maximum Impact: Developing Effective Programs to Achieve your Gardens’ Mission Presenter: A. Gillis, Penn State Graduate Research Fellow at Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, Delaware
  • Accessibility in Philadelphia Public Gardens: An Assessment of America's Garden Capital Presenter: E. Clark, Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania