Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Place: Gates Hall in Boettcher Memorial Center, Denver Botanic Gardens

  • January 10Cannabis sativa: What genetics tell us about the “devil’s lettuce”Anna Schwabe, M.S., UNC, Greely   (Abstract and more information)
  • January 28: Thurston's Expeditions and Orchid Collection - Karen May, Botanical Illustration Diploma Presentation (Abstract and more information)
  • February 8:  Phylogeography of the wild and cultivated stimulant plant qat (Catha edulis, Celastraceae) in areas of historic cultivation - Dr. Mark P. Simmons, Department of Biology, CSU (Abstract and more information)
  • March 7: A Walk Through Time – The Evolution of Time Measurement through the Ages 
     - James Burrus, Public Information and Outreach Coordinator, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder (Abstract and more information)
  • April 4: 
    From Human Anatomy to Botany and “The New Sylva” 
     - Dr. Sarah Simblet, Oxford, U.K.(More information)

  • August 22: The continuing tradition of botanist and artist collaboration at Kew Gardens - Lucy T. Smith, Freelance Botanical Artist, Kew, U.K. 
  • September 12Flower Power: How Botanical Illustrations Helped to Fuel the Industrial Revolution - Dr. Terry Terrell, Independent Quilt History Researcher
  • October 3: Growing Healthier together: Connecting Community Gardens and Cancer Prevention - Erin Decker, B.A. University of Denver
  • November 7: Heritage grains - Dr. Nanna Meyer, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs