Jan 10, 2014

Plants for our Planet

Plants for our Planet: a public lecture series by the National Tropical Botanical Garden and Kaua`i Community College.

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 (starts at 5:30 p.m.)
Steve Montgomery - Protecting the Pollinators (it's not just about bees)
Dedicated beekeeper and intrepid explorer of native ecosystems, entomologist Steve Montgomery has discovered over 30 species of plants and insects. Join Steve as he talks about the importance of honeybees and other pollinators.

Tuesday, Feb 25, 2014 (starts at 5:30 p.m.)
Wendy Hollender - Botany into Art: Plants Through the Eyes of an Artist
New York-based artist, author, and illustrator Wendy Hollender will reveal how a botanical illustrator sees plants and captures them on paper. Join Wendy as she shares her artist's perspective on plants and flowers.

Tuesday, Mar 18, 2014 (starts at 5:30 p.m.)
Matt Keir - Back from the Brink: What Rare Plant Recovery Really Takes
Matt Keir, Rare Plant Program Manager for the O`ahu Army Natural Resources Program, will discuss his work collecting, propagating, and outplanting some 50 endangered species found on or near Army training sites on O`ahu.

All talks are at KCC Campus Center Cafeteria 
(to the left and behind the Performing Arts Center)
3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy, Lihu`e
(808) 245-8225

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

Posted by E.Miller for C.Matsumoto