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25th Succulent Plants Symposium

A New Century of Succulent Plants

30 August 2008

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Program includes:

Alejandro de Avila B., Jardín Etnobotánico de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico, Succulents to eat and think about: Agaves and cacti at the Oaxaca Ethnobotanical Garden

Stephen Ingram, Stephen Ingram Nature Photography, Swall Meadows, California, Rare and noteworthy cacti, agaves, and yuccas of California and Nevada

Tim Harvey, Plantae Novae, Thousand Oaks, California, E Namibia Semper Aliquid Novi - New plants from an old place

David Hearn, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, Stem succulence: The seamy underworld of stem succulence evolution

Kelly J. Griffin, Rancho Soledad Nurseries, Rancho Santa Fe, California, Searching the field for succulent plants…taking the road less traveled

James P. Folsom, Huntington Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California, The next century (Presentation follows dinner)

Time: Registration and continental breakfast, 8:30 am.  Program, in Friends’ Hall from 9:00 – 5:00, also includes silent auction, Desert Garden and Desert Conservatory special hours, and lunch.  Dinner (optional), 6:00 pm.  Registrants who have not signed up for dinner are welcome to return for the final presentation.

Registration: Symposium  $75.00 -- Dinner  $20.00

Deadline for registration is 26 August.  We cannot guarantee meals for late registrants. 

Click here for printable Registration Form



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