March Online Speaker Series: The Early Days of Botanical Gardens

2021-03-23 6:30 - 7:30pm

Presented by: Tim van den Boog

Learn about the history of botanical gardens in Europe, why they were founded, and how the early botanists created their plant collections. Tim will discuss early gardens, famous botanists and some interesting plants!

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Speaker Bio:

Tim van den Boog was strolling Dutch forests and coastlines with fascination from an early age. His early university studies focused on environmental sciences and plant biology, and his post graduate studies in ethnobotany. He has worked at several botanical gardens including Hortus Botanicus Amsterdam and Amazonica Diergaarde Blijdorp in Rotterdam as a tour guide, workshop facilitator and curator assistant.

 

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