Wangkang

Wangkang

Working with NACPEC including Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Morris Arboretum of U. Penn, Morton Arboretum and etc., Many expeditions were carried on for the seed collecting in National Natural Preserves, National Forest Parks in China, Russia and USA, Since 2005.
As professional research horticulturist at Beijing Botanical Garden, I am working with international botanists and horticulturists on rare and dangerous plant conservation of some maple species and ash tree species. I am also a member of the IUCN/SSC Global Tree Specialist Group.

Education

2009. 07   PhD on Taxonomy of Botany at the Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1997. 07   master degree on Horticulture at Beijing Forestry University
1994. 07   bachelor degree on horticulture at Anhui Agricultural University


Work of Experience

2009. 03 ~               in charge of the Education Division for 10 years at Beijing Botanical Garden
1997. 07 ~               working at Beijing Botanical Garden as a research horticulturist
2001. 03 ~ 2002. 02   exchange visitor at Forestfarm Nursery, Grand Pass, OR, Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA, New York Botanical Garden, NY, USA
1998. 10 ~ 1999. 01   exchange visitor at Longwood Gardens at Kennet Square, PA, USA