Conservation Alliance Coordinator
Email: sbeute[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 481.8187
Socio-ecological systems; collaborative, community-based conservation; public participation in scientific research (PPSR) initiatives; models of PPSR and associated socio-ecological outcomes; building capacity for conservation; drivers of conservation; trade-offs in decision-making; the commons.
Conservation Collections Manager
Email: sblackwell[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 481.8175
Developing propagation techniques and protocols for rare plants, seed germination and viability studies of rare plants, habitat restoration and species reintroduction.
Librarian, Schilling Library
Email: bbrand[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 481.8133
Collections care and conservation, archiving and preservation of the Garden’s history.
Dorrance Family Foundation Conservation Biologist
Email: sfehlberg[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 481.8143
Evolution, distribution, and population genetics of rare plants; determinants of genetic and species diversity; biogeography; polyploidy.
Curator of the Herbarium, Senior Research Botanist
Email: whodgson[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 481.8108
Floristics of Southwestern US, particularly Grand Canyon region, Cactaceae and Agavaceae systematics, ethnobotany of Sonoran Desert, invasive species, systematics of rare Southwestern plants.
Email: khultine[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 481.8195
Plant water and nutrient relations of arid and semi-arid regions; desert riparian plant ecology and conservation; population dynamics of desert shrubs, trees and cactus species.
Herbarium Collections Manager
Email: shunkins[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 418.8152
Curation, conservation and processing of the collections with the help of dedicated volunteers.
Email: kkindl[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 481.2078
Data basing, inventorying, accessioning the Garden’s Living Collections; production and placement of plant identification labels.
Email: dkoepke[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 941.1225 ext. 8239
Plant water relations, plant hydraulic systems, morphological and physiological investigation, histology, riparian restoration
Biologist of New World Succulents
Email: lmajure[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 481.8129
Phylogenetics, biogeography, morphological evolution, reticulate evolution, and polyploidy; plant systematics and speciation, especially of Opuntieae (Cactaceae); floristics.
Director of Research
Email: jmcauliffe[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 481.8105
Soil-vegetation relationships in arid and semi-arid environments, ecology and conservation of semi-arid grasslands, development of long-lived clonal shrubs.
Assistant Director, Research, Conservation and Collections
Program Director, Conservation of Threatened Species and Habitats
Email: kmccue[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 481.8137
Population ecology and genetics of rare plants, in situ and ex situ seed bank dynamics, invasive species, conservation science outreach and education.
Curator of Living Collections, Research Botanist
Email: rpuente[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 481.8110
Systematics of Opuntioideae (Cactaceae), hybridization of prickly pears, floristics, use of native and low water use plants in landscaping.
Email: vnixon[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 423.7010
Collection, organization, and dissemination of spatial data; maintenance of the Garden’s GIS.
Assistant Herbarium Curator and Research Botanist
Email: asalywon[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 481.8107
Botanical inventories, endemic and rare and endangered plants in Arizona and the Sonoran Desert, molecular ecology, new crop development for arid-lands, and plant systematics using both traditional and molecular data.
Email: jward[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 481.2078
Data basing, inventorying, accessioning the Garden’s Living Collection Flora of Arizona and the Southwest.
Email: dwolkis[at]dbg.org | Phone: 480 481.8175
Use of native seeds in Sonoran Desert restoration and revegetation, Conservation of rare plants and plant communities, Plant ecology, Sonoran Desert ethnobotany, Acoustic ecology.