Ari Novy
Aug 09, 2022 6:00 PM
Gardening with kindness for people and the planet
Ari Novy

Gardening with kindness for people and the planet

Ari Novy, PhD.

Dr. Ari Novy is President and Chief Executive Officer of the San Diego Botanic Garden. He is a plant biologist with a wide range of expertise in plant science and education. In addition to his role at the Garden, Dr. Novy is an active researcher, holding an holding an appointment as Adjunct Associate Professor at Salk Institute for Biological Studies. He is the author of numerous peer-reviewed scientific papers and regularly speaks on various horticultural and botanical topics nationally and internationally. He is the founding co-chair of the Food and Agriculture Professional Section of the American Public Gardens Association. Dr. Novy has served on task forces and advisory panels for diverse groups including the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the Cornell Alliance for Science, Botanic Garden Conservation International, Rock Creek National Park, the Garden Club of America, the European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization, and many others. He has a deep passion for translating science into best management practices and public education. He is immensely proud of having been a science advisor for the most recent seasons of The Magic School Bus. For his complete bio, click here.

Please join us from 6:00pm to 7:30pm PST
> In Person at 6pm PST
Meet us at the Boys and Girls Club of Solana Beach located 533 Lomas Santa Fe Dr, Solana Beach, CA 92075, in the Harper Cottage (toward the rear of the club).
> Online at 6:20pm PST
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Meeting Agenda
6pm - 6:30pm: Social time with wine, light refreshments and snacks
6:30pm - 7pm: General club business 
7pm - 7:30pm: Speaker presentation and Q&A
Members: $10 in person / $5 on zoom
Non-Members: First meeting is free then $20 in person / $10 on zoom
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