NCYGS 2020
July 8-10


NCYGS 2020 was a virtual symposium with both live, interactive sessions (July 8-10) and prerecorded sessions for on-demand viewing. Symposium registrants are able to access the entire content package.


Symposium Updates:

Registrants, check here for helpful hints about accessing prerecorded and live sessions.

Session presenters, check here for guidelines for prerecording your session.

Scholarships are available for those demonstrating financial need. The window to apply for a scholarship has now closed. Applicants will be notified of their status via email by June 19.

March 2020 Update: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, the American Horticultural Society (AHS) has decided to cancel the in-person symposium in Santa Cruz and explore virtual options instead. We remain grateful to Life Lab, our on-site partner in Santa Cruz, for all of their work to-date, and we hope to partner with them at a future point in time. 

While we regret that presenters and attendees won’t get valued face-to-face time in Santa Cruz, we feel this is the best possible option for everyone. Like you, AHS is committed to sustainability; therefore, we see the silver linings in an online event, including cutting our carbon footprint, offering high-quality professional development content at a lower cost, and exploring new ways to connect and collaborate with colleagues across the country. 

We will be in touch again soon with further details about participating in online learning opportunities!


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NCYGS Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Longwood Gardens


National Garden Clubs Inc

Dr. Erich Veitenheimer and Drew Cariaso

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