Natalie Iwanycki

Natalie Iwanycki
Bio: 
Natalie has always been passionate about plants, and ever since she was a young girl it had been her dream to study plants. Natalie has Bachelors degree majoring in Botanical Science from McGill University, and a Masters degree in Forest Conservation from the University of Toronto. As the Herbarium Curator & Field Botanist at Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG), Natalie oversees the curation of RBG's 60,000 botanical specimen collection, provides plant identification services and training to professionals, and conducts in situ and ex situ research on Ontario's rare and endangered flora. Natalie is also knowledgeable in the taxonomy and nomenclature of wild and cultivated plants, and serves as the chair of the American Public Gardens Association's Plant Nomenclature and Taxonomy Section. She is currently involved in developing policies and procedures to ensure that best and consistent practices in naming plants are applied to the living and non-living botanical collections at RBG.

My Presentations

Collect it, Name it, Label it: The role of the herbarium in sorting out confusing plant names October Meeting and Members' Plant Sale October 20, 2013