Education & Outreach: Biocultural Collection Article and Lecture Series
The Missouri Botanical Garden was recently highlighted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch regarding their biocultural collection. SEB's own Robbie Hart (current SEB Secretary and long-time member) was interviewed for the article.
To see the article click here.
The Missouri Botanical Garden is hosting a series of webinars about items from its biocultural collection, called “Bioculture — Plants and People Interacting.” All talks are at 12:30 p.m. To register and for more information, visit mobot.org/biocultural
Feb. 16: Dr. Emily Warschefsky on domestication and diversity of mango
March 2: James Ojascastro on hand papermaking traditions of Vietnam
March 16: Dr. Peter Wyse Jackson on peat, an important plant-derived resource
March 30: Dr. Jan Salick, Dawn and Cassius Spears on Narragansett food sovereignty and art
April 13: Kate Farley on harvesting and using the wild forest medicinal plants of Appalachia
April 27: Carolina Romero on deconstructing a traditional Amazonian ceremonial costume and unveiling the role of plants for its elaboration and cultural significance
May 11: Dr. Carmen Ulloa Ulloa on colada morada, an Ecuadorian tradition of the Day of the Deceased
May 25: Ashley Glenn on the oklagija in Bosnian traditional cooking
June 8: Betsabe Castro Escobar on how calabash weaves traditions and identities in the Caribbean
June 22: Dr. Armand Randrianasolo on Malagasia musicalis, native sound from the island of Madagascar
Photo in thumbnail by David Carson