Endangered Plants of the Piedmont

Event Details

  • Date: March 14, 2017 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Landrum, South Carolina
  • Host: Pacolet Area Conservancy
  • Address: Landrum, SC Public Library, Landrum, South Carolina 29356
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Dr. Gillian Newberry is a professor emeritus from University of South Carolina Upstate. She taught botany, plant geography, zoology, plant taxonomy, and marine biology during her 34 years at USC-Upstate and set up a 16,000 specimen herbarium to aid students in plant identifications. Her research interest include plant surveys, plant rescues, establishment of preserves for endangered plant species, and developing techniques to reduce the impact of invasive plant species.She received here PhD in botany in 1976 and was recognized as teacher of the year at USC-Upstate twice. She was also recognized as teach of the year for the Campuses of the USC system. Her hobbies include hiking, traveling, reading, and photography.