Naples Garden Club welcomes guests to its General Membership Meetings and select workshops.

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FEBRUARY GENERAL MEETING: Afternoon with Brian Bovard

Date: February 4, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Kapnick Hall in Naples Botanical Garden
Guests: $20

Brian Bovard is currently an Assistant Professor of Wetland Ecology in the Department of Marine and Ecological Sciences’ Environmental Studies Program at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). He received a B.A. in Biology from West Virginia University and a Ph.D. in Plant Physiological Ecology from Duke University. Before moving to Florida, he worked as a post-doctoral scientist at several institutions including The Ecosystem Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Wood Hole (MA).,The Ohio State University, the University of Michigan and Indiana University.  Prior to coming to FGCU, he was a Lecturer of Environmental Studies at Florida International University.  His research has focused on the responses of forest ecosystems to predicted changes in atmospheric CO2 and climate, and the role forest ecosystems play in both carbon storage and hydrologic processes.  Brian is also working on projects related to the use of native species in green roof design at the Naples Botanical Garden.


Date: March 4, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Location: Kapnick Hall in Naples Botanical Garden
Guests: $30

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Françoise Weeks, born in Belgium, has infused her work with a quintessential European reverence for flowers and nature. Combined with creativity and mechanical ingenuity, she has crystallized her singular style of Textural Woodlands and Botanical Haute Couture pieces, garnering a global following.


Date: March 5, 2019
Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Buehler Auditorium in the FGCU Complex at Naples Botanical Garden
Guests: TBD

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