Renowned Botanist Scott McMahan Explores the Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark

Enamored by plant stories, captivated by the mysteries of their origin and etymology, and in a constant move to explore exotic plant species – Scott McMahan, Manager of International Plant Exploration Program, Atlanta Botanical Garden, is happy when referred to as a seed collector than a plant collector.

To engage with the communities at the Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark, Scott McMahan, visited the Ark on 29 October 2017, detailing and highlighting the significance of correct procedures involved in growing a plant. Community participation is an essential tenet of all effective ecological solutions. Thus, McMahan enthusiastically engaged with the local communities, empowering them with effective seed germination methodology and nursery techniques.

Established with the vision to explore, document, preserve, rehabilitate, research and most importantly conserve plant species - Eastern Himalayan Botanic Ark is the first of its kind experience in the world of flora and fauna of the Eastern Himalayas.

Mr. Scott McMahan also participated in the Eastern Himalayan Naturenomics™ Forum. He shared his views on Rural Futures: Integrating Conservation and Livelihood.

Brace yourself for this and more conservationist stories ready to embark you on an indomitable journey of innovation, concoctions and effective ecological solutions at the Naturenomics™ Forum.

 

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