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Dr. Mark Weathington - Curriculum Vitae

Education:

Degree Concentration University Year
Bachelor of Science Horticulture Virginia Tech 1995
Bachelor of Science Sociology Virginia Tech 1995
Master of Science Horticulture Virginia Tech 1999

Selected Experience:

Location Title Year
JC Raulston Arboretum Assistant Director and Curator of Collections 2007-present
Norfolk Botanical Garden Director of Horticulture and Maintenance 1999 - 2007
VA Marine Science Museum
Horticulture Supervisor   1998-1999
Atlanta Botanical Garden Horticulturist 1996-1998
Laurel Creek Nursery Sales Associate 1991-1995
Tidewater Community College, Chesapeake, VA Adjunct Faculty
Horticulture 201 and 202, Landscape Plant Materials
Horticulture 110, Introduction to Horticulture Science
2001-2006
The Virginian-Pilot (circulation 256,000) Freelance Writer
Weekly plant feature
Gardening Reminders column
Features on gardening techniques
1999-present
2001-present
2004-present
Virginia Gardener Magazine Freelance Writer
Monthly shrub feature
Coastal Region Report
2002-2006
2003-2006
2002-2005 
HR Magazine Freelance Writer
"Ask the Experts" column
1999-2001

Professional Associations:

  • American Public Gardens Association
  • Advisory Committee member for Beautiful Gardens, a Virginia Plant Introduction and Promotion program
  • Garden Writers Association of America
  • IMLS Conservation Grant Reviewer
  • North American Rock Garden Society
  • American Conifer Society