Andrea Kramer

Plant Conservation Day

Did you know that May 18th is Plant Conservation Day? Likely not, as Plant Conservation Day (PCD for short) is a relatively new grassroots celebration of plants, started in 2001 by horticultural staff at zoos in the United States who wanted to make sure visitors knew that plants AND animals are important, interesting, and in many[...]

The Call of the Prairie

[Note from Fran: We are delighted to have Andrea Kramer join us as a Guest Contributor on GGW. Andrea is Executive Director of the U.S. office of Botanic Gardens Conservation International based at Chicago Botanic Garden. Prior to taking up her current post with BGCI in January 2008, Andrea worked for 8 years in the conservation[...]