Johnstone Lecture – People and Plants: Stories from the Mount Cameroon Area of Africa

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Date: 13 November 2012
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00pm
Cost: Free, reservations requested – RSVP to 706-542-6138
Location: The State Botanical Garden of Georgia, 2450 South Milledge Avenue, Athens, GA 30605
Phone: (706)542-6138


This year’s annual Johnstone Lecture will highlight the native plants of the Mount Cameroon region of Africa. These plants are of economic importance and used medicinally, nutritionally, and culturally. Paul Blackmore, manager of the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Fuqua Tropical Conservatory, will discuss how these plants are used by the local people.