New board member
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Executive Director Kara Newport has been elected and installed as a member of the board of the American Public Gardens Association. Newport is one of 15 board members that meet four times a year, which includes the annual conference.
The mission of the American Public Gardens Association is to advance public gardens as a force for positive change in their communities through national leadership, advocacy and innovation.
Newport has been director at Daniel Stowe since June 2006. She has been a presenter at the association’s annual conference four times and now serves on the group’s initiative, YOUtopia, which considers impacts of climate change. Details: publicgardens.org.
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