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Lila L. Uzzell, B.S.

Lila Uzzell is the Field Biologist & Conservation Assistant at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Lila received her Bachelor of Science in General Biology at the University of North Carolina at Asheville. As a Research Scholar, Lila conducted lab and field research on the reproductive success in Sarracenia purpurea var. montana, Sarracenia jonesii, and a potential hybrid. At the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Lila has started a project working with Morton Arboretum to create ex situ conservation for a rare Georgia native species, Quercus georgiana. She has also begun her own field monitoring work with Isotria medeoloides, and has assisted in field work for several projects including Torreya taxifolia, Cyrtopodium punctatum, and Tolumnia bahamensis. Additionally, Lila provides data entry in the Garden’s Safeguarding Database and is a main coordinator for the departments Science Café and Greater Atlanta Pollinator Partnership (GAPP).

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