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Science Talk Blog

From the field to the lab, The New York Botanical Garden's scientists aren't just about white coats and microscopes—they're adventurous and determined globe-trotters who live to discover, understand, and preserve Earth's biodiversity. To reveal the complex and challenging nature of the groundbreaking research taking place here and around the world, NYBG has launched Science Talk, a blog dedicated to the far-reaching work of the Garden's botanical specialists.

Entwined: Plants, Exploration, and Our Future

Exploration has been at the core of the Garden's mission since the institution's founding and is needed more than ever in the face of global environmental change. This symposium focuses on the vital role exploration plays in understanding the entwined relationships of plants to human and ecosystem well-being, and the challenges for sustaining those essential relationships over time.

Friday, March 3, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Britton Gallery Talks 2017

Intimate conversations with Garden scientists about a typical day of work include behind-the-scenes tours of Science facilities. Exclusive to Members.

2017 dates:
February 3: Managing the Wild: Thirty Years of Community Forestry Research at The New York Botanical Garden
April 7: Scientific Research at The New York Botanical Garden: The Critical Role of Herbarium Specimens
June 9: Diversity and Evolution in Ecologically Fragile Habitats: The Yellow Eyed Grasses
August 25: The New York City EcoFlora: Citizens Contributing Their Own Scientific Observation
October 13: Evolution and the Tree of Life: Problem-solving Through Time