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Shelby French
As the Propagation Manager at Mt. Cuba Center, Shelby oversees plant propagation, wild collections, and various research projects. She earned a degree in Entrepreneurship from Delaware Technical Community College and is a 2002 graduate of Longwood Gardens' Professional Gardener Program.

Duncan Himmelman
Duncan is the Education Manager at Mt. Cuba Center. He earned his doctorate in Ornamental Horticulture at Cornell University, taught college for 24 years, and has contributed to a number of horticultural publications. Duncan managed a 20 acre estate in Greenwich, CT and has designed landscapes for both private and public clients in New York City, Toronto, and Chicago.

James Rockwell
James is the Greenhouse and Nursery Production Manager at Mt. Cuba Center, where he oversees plant production in our conservation research greenhouse. Prior to his tenure here, James earned two bachelors degrees from Virginia Tech and was a TRIAD Fellow at Longwood Gardens.