Our profile features writer Emily Freehling has been published in the Botanic Gardens Conservation International ROOTS publication (13.1 June 2016). The topic of the issue was on sharing science: getting the public excited about your science, daring visitors to think, and the ethnobotanical aproach illuminating outreach.
Emily submitted a piece on Plants Map and the Land-grant Programs at the University of the District of Columbia. The article Building Tomorrow’s Farms: Seeking Solutions for an Increasingly Urban World (page 30).
Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) represents a network of 500 botanic gardens in more than 100 countries. They are the largest plant conservation network in the world. Their publication, ROOTS, is an educational review for botanic gardens and is produced biannually. It covers topics such as teacher training, interpretation, research and education for sustainability, art, technology and much more.
Congratulations and great work Emily! Plants Map is very proud to be included in this publication.