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Scientist in the Spotlight: Red Butte Botany with Rita Reisor

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Life Gallery - Naturalist Lab

Join Rita Reisor, Research Botanist and Director of Conservation at Red Butte Gardens, to learn about the endangered plant species of Utah as well as amazing plant adaptations.  Examine unusual soil samples and examine a variety of seeds using a microscope.

Rita will discuss what makes a plant rare and current research projects at Red Butte that represent different conservation techniques from seed banking to habitat restoration and reintroductions.  Join Rita as she leads a discussion of the threats to these species and what you can do to help protect them. 


Included in Museum Admission