As Herbarium Curator and Field Botanist, Natalie oversees the curation and management of the Royal Botanical Garden’s collection of wild and cultivated plant specimens. She has a strong interest in the taxonomy and nomenclature of wild and cultivated flora and has been involved in developing policies and procedures to ensure that best and consistent practices in naming and labelling plants are applied to the living and non-living collections at RBG. She provides plant identification services and training to professionals and also conducts in situ and ex situ conservation research on Ontario’s rare and endangered flora. Natalie is the chair of the American Public Gardens Association’s Plant Nomenclature and Taxonomy Section.
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