Cultivating Place: BIG IDEAS & Public Horticulture, MaryLynn Mack, South Coast Botanical Garden

Jan 21, 2021

Image courtesy of MaryLynn Mack.

MaryLynn Mack is a renaissance woman and leading voice in the world of public gardens today. After beginning her career in the Navy, her experiences have taken her in many directions, including 16 years in Phoenix at the Desert Botanical Garden, and now as Chief Operating Officer of the South Coast Botanic Garden in Palos Verdes, Ca. 

In the last decade, she has served on the American Public Gardens Association (APGA) Board of Directors and is the current Vice President, the incoming President, as well as the inaugural Chair of the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEAS) Committee.

She joins us to share more about her journey and some of her big-hearted, brave IDEAS for horticulture and public gardens as we move forward. She believes that public gardens can save us all. Listen in!

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