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Scott McMahan – Plant Exploration with a Purpose
January 24, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Manager of the International Plant Explorer Program of The Atlanta Botanical Garden
Scott’s lecture will be virtual; Club members will be sent a Zoom link. Want to attend? Become a member today: https://www.charlottegardenclub.com/membership/
Charlotte Garden Club members that cannot attend the Zoom webinar can view a recording link after the event.
Scott was the propagator for a large wholesale grower for 5 years as well as the nursery manager at the Atlanta Botanical Garden for several years before opening his first nursery. After many years in the nursery business, Scott returned to ABG and accepted his current position as the Manager of International Plant Exploration. Scott oversees plant collection and evaluation at ABG as well as the creation of a visiting scholar program to promote the exchange of knowledge and plants with other botanical institutions around the world. Since 2001, Scott has made more than 30 overseas scouting and collecting trips for ABG to China, Vietnam, India, Taiwan, Japan, Thailand, Bhutan and Mexico.