Ginkgo Fest: A Celebration of Ginkgo biloba

Starts:
10:00 am on Saturday, April 20, 2013
Ends:
4:00 pm on Saturday, April 20, 2013
Location:
Harvard University, Weld Hill Research Building, Arnold Arboretum
Join three world renowned ginkgo experts for a celebration of all things ginkgo. The day will include lectures, a tour of the Arboretum’s Ginkgo biloba collection, and lunch with a variety of ginkgo nut dishes. Ginkgo artifacts and illustrations from the Harvard Libraries and collected paraphernalia will also be on display. So don your best ginkgo outfit (we know you have at least one article of clothing with a ginkgo leaf on it) and immerse yourself in the history and biology of this relict species. Speakers: Peter Crane, Carl W. Knobloch, Jr. Dean of the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and Professor of Botany, Yale University William "Ned" Friedman, Director, Arnold Arboretum and Arnold Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University Peter Del Tredici, Senior Research Scientist, Arnold Arboretum and Adjunct Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University Fee: $75 Arboretum member, $100 nonmember (Fee includes lunch. Reduced rates available for full-time undergraduates.) Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu This program is offered in conjunction with the Cambridge Science Festival. See more CSI events at cambridgesciencefestival.org Directions: http://arboretum.harvard.edu/visit/weld-hill-directions/