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25 Apr

Speaker Series: A Swiftly Changing Landscape with Paul LaPorte
Date: Wednesday April 25, 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrrence Ave. E, Toronto ON
Admission: please check back

A discussion of the numerous threats to the survival of native plants and the organisms that depend on them since the time of European settlement. Attention will be placed on the importance of native plants to our ecology and how habitat loss, fragmentation, naturalized and invasive species impact biodiversity.


11 Apr

Speaker Series: Tracing the Roots of Native Plants with Paul LaPorte
Date: Wednesday April 11, 2018, 7:30 pm
Location: Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave. East, Toronto
Admission: please check back

A detailed examination of what defines a ‘native’ plant with a focus on the evolution of plants and the impact of human influence. An emphasis will be placed on connections to the native flora of Ontario and how they came to flourish in the area.