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Interview with Spencer Crews

Recently retired, Spencer Crews is still active with the garden that, as its executive director for 23 years, he helped build. Mr. Crews brought Lauritzen Gardens into the CPC network to ensure their conservation program was adopting the highest standards, and as a board trustee, he looks forward to welcoming more institutions into the fold.

By | 2018-12-19T19:18:11+00:00 December 19th, 2018|Featured Article|0 Comments

Timing is Everything | University of California Botanical Garden

The 2018 Ferguson Fire rages over a ridge near El Portal. Photo by Blake Scott. From an interview with Holly Forbes – Curator, UC Botanical Garden at Berkeley Photos by Holly Forbes, Vanessa Handley and Clare Loughran On July 11th this year...

By | 2018-10-30T19:08:53+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Featured Article|0 Comments

Adapting to the Recurring Threat of Wildfire | Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

View of Jesusita Fire from SBBG Meadow - 3:15, day one. The Jesusita Fire began quite close to the Garden, burning many areas of the Garden the next night. Photo by Andrew Wyatt, courtesy of the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Based on an interview with Denise Knapp, Ph.D. Photos contributed [...]

By | 2018-09-26T21:24:39+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Featured Article|0 Comments