Saturday, January 25, 2020, 10 & 11 a.m.
Free event, preregistration required
Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center
Did you know that the Chicago Botanic Garden has a seed bank? Take a rare, behind-the-scenes tour of the Dixon National Tallgrass Prairie Seed Bank located in the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center. Join Dave Sollenberger, Garden ecologist and Seed Bank manager, for a free tour, and learn more about this crucial work. See the state-of-the-art lab—including all the unique seed prep equipment—and learn the multiple steps to seed banking from seed arrival to long-term storage. Limited to 12 participants.