The Garden will be closed on Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving. On Nov. 24 and Nov. 25 the Garden closes at 4 p.m. due to Las Noches de las Luminarias.
B.S. Urban Horticulture, Arizona State University, 2005
B.S. Conservation Biology and Ecological Sustainability, Arizona State University, 2009
I am tasked with collecting, propagating and maintaining the Garden’s collection of rare, threatened and endangered plant species. In addition, I also manage the Garden’s seed vault which securely houses seeds from thousands of both rare and common species. These collections are vital in ensuring the preservation of these species as well as for future use in research and reintroduction projects. My main areas of interests are in habitat conservation and restoration, propagation/horticultural techniques, and plant ecology.