Interview with Polly Pierce, Original Board Member, CPC

This month's Conservation Champion, Polly Pierce, was part of the circle of people instrumental in ensuring the early success of the Center for Plant Conservation and dedicated many years to serving on the CPC board. Today, Polly continues to support CPC with her generosity and wisdom.

By | 2020-03-12T04:47:30+00:00 February 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

Interview with Daniel Gluesenkamp, Ph.D., Executive Director, California Native Plant Society

If you have a chance to be in Dan Gluesenkamp’s orbit, you will experience someone with a stunning passion for plants. A brilliant orator, he has the ability to paint a vibrant picture of his conservation dreams. Perhaps even more important, he will leave you with a great sense of hope.

By | 2020-03-02T17:22:27+00:00 January 10th, 2020|0 Comments

Interview with Joyce Maschinski, Ph.D., President and CEO, Center for Plant Conservation

This month we take the opportunity to more thoroughly introduce our readers to the CPC’s new President and CEO, Dr. Joyce Maschinski. We at CPC look forward to Joyce’s leadership as we march forward to save plants.

By | 2019-11-07T05:10:37+00:00 November 6th, 2019|0 Comments

Interview with Naomi Fraga, Ph.D., Director of Conservation Programs, Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

A few years ago, Naomi Fraga became Director of Conservation Programs at RSABG, tasked with formally bringing together their well established and diverse plant conservation projects under one umbrella. Having built her career to help conserve the plants she loves, she has thrived in the role, building upon the garden’s rich history of conservation work.

By | 2019-10-08T21:04:37+00:00 October 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

Interview with Michael Way, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

As the Conservation Partnership Coordinator for the Americas, Michael Way is the representative from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, that the majority of CPC institutions are most familiar with. He has collaborated with and supported many of the Participating Institutions’ seed banks for decades, and continues to support seed banking across Canada, the USA, Mexico, and Chile today.

By | 2019-10-08T21:03:27+00:00 September 3rd, 2019|0 Comments