2020 Botany Symposium Videos and Slides

See the brief-format Symposium schedule below, along with the links to YouTube videos and PDF files of the slide presentations.  Links to “Related Items” will be populated over the coming weeks, with links to books and reference material.  The 20-page Symposium Program with beautiful pictures of Arizona plants and animals can be downloaded here.

Slides are available for all sessions.  Videos are being uploaded to YouTube as they complete the edit and review process.  Some videos are initially available only to those who registered for the event,  but over the coming month or so, eventually all videos will be uploaded and available for public viewing.

Monday October 5, 2020

7:00 PM Welcome and Introduction to the Arizona Native Plant Society and the Botany 2020 Symposium Douglas Ripley, President, Arizona Native Plant Society Video/PDF/Related Items
7:15 PM Keynote: Major Ecoregions/Biotic Communities of Arizona with Some of Wen’s Favorite and Representative Plants Wendy Hodgson, Desert Botanical Garden, Phoenix, Arizona Video/PDF/Related Items
8:00 PM Blurring the Borders: Cool Plants of the Arizona–Sonora Frontera Sue Carnahan, Arizona Native Plant Society, Santa Cruz Chapter Video/PDF/Related Items
8:30 PM Floristic Diversity in the Sky Islands of Southern Arizona Jack Dash, Arizona Native Plant Society, Tucson Chapter Video/PDF/Related Items

Tuesday October 6, 2020

7:00 PM Woody Plants of the Mogollon Highlands Carl and Joan Tomoff, Professor of Environmental Studies
(Emeritus), Prescott College, Arizona and Arizona Native
Plant Society, Prescott Chapter
Video/PDF/Related Items
7:30 PM Living the Vida Flora on Arizona’s West Coast Karen Reichhardt and Val Morrill, Arizona Native Plant
Society, Yuma Chapter
Video/PDF/Related Items
8:00 PM The Sacred and the Beautiful: Portraits of a Few Iconic Northern Arizona Plants Andrea Hazelton, Springs Stewardship Institute, Museum
of Northern Arizona, Arizona Native Plant Society, Flagstaff Chapter
Video/PDF/Related Items
8:30 PM The Sonoran Desert: Land of Tall Cacti and Small Trees Philip Brown, Docent Program Coordinator, Arizona-
Sonora Desert Museum, Tucson
Video/PDF/Related Items

Wednesday October 7, 2020

7:00 PM Partnerships and Betrayal: Plant/Insect Interactions Jillian Cowles, Arizona Native Plant Society, Tucson Chapter Video/PDF/Related Items
7:30 PM Arizona Wildlife and Native Plant Relationships Rich Hoyer, Professional Guide with WINGS Birding Tours Worldwide Video/PDF/Related Items
8:00 PM Symposium Wrap-up and a Short Introduction to Arizona Native Plant References and Field Guides Doug Ripley, Arizona Native Plant Society, Cochise Chapter Video/PDF/Related Items
8:30 PM Activities, Projects, and Future Events for AZNPS Chapters Individual Chapter Brief Presentations Video/PDF/Related Items