Virtual Lunch Bunch: Big Bend Camping and Collections Trip
August 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Mercer staff recently traveled to Texas Big Bend country on an expedition to search the unique ecosystem for isolated oak species. Join Mercer’s greenhouse manager, Jacob Martin, and Brandon Hubbard, manager of The Mercer Society’s Horticultural Propagation Center, for this ONLINE presentation as they share their Big Bend journey, including the difficulties they overcame to get to the specific oak populations. Observe collected plant specimens, learn about plants identified on the trip, and understand the importance of plant collection trips.