Botany and Art and Their Roles in Conservation


This resource includes extensive background on botanical illustration, discussing artistic techniques along with methods for determining at-risk status for plant species. This includes several example illustrations, historical accounts, and student-led illustration activities. Also available are a 1-hour webinar on the subject and a link to a website with more information on botanical illustration and conservation. This resource is intended to introduce students to lesser-known side of botanical conservation and to integrate artistic expression with environmental education.