Missouri Botanical GardenAdieu, Dr. Raven.Dr. Peter Raven, the director of the Missouri Botanical Garden, announced today that he is retiring. The garden's board of directors has hired Dr. Peter Wyse Jackson, director of the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, in Dublin, to take the reins. Raven ... More >>
From discovering a rare species of plant when he was just fourteen to his three decades at the helm of the Missouri Botanical Garden, Dr. Peter Raven has dedicated his life to botany. Fitting then that the septuagenarian Raven was honored earlier this month with the National Council for Science and ... More >>
"In San Francisco, you can landmark a 'historic tree' -- but no one has ever thought to designate a historic bush." mobot.org Peter Raven Those are the words of SF Weekly writer Joe Eskenazi, about the Raven's manzanita, a very rare plant on the outskirts of San Francisco discovered by a 14-year- ... More >>
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