Botanist Raven flies to Alaska to teach local environmental leadership

A renowned botanist and international environmental leader is visiting Alaska. Peter Raven is the longtime director of the Missouri Botanical Garden in St. Louis, an organization that’s built local conservation programs worldwide. The Garden maintains a diverse live collection and data base of plants. Raven says the research is focused on areas that have suffered dramatic plant and animal extinctions. He’s making a presentation this Saturday in Anchorage at the Loussac Public Library at 3:00 p.m.

Dan Bross, KUAC – Fairbanks