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The New York Botanical Garden is a museum of plants, an educational institution, and a scientific research organization. Founded in 1891 and now a National Historic Landmark, it is one of the greatest botanical gardens in the world and the largest in any city in the United States, distinguished by the beauty of its diverse landscape and extensive collections and gardens, as well as by the scope and excellence of its programs in horticulture, education, and science.

The Public Relations staff is happy to assist with stories, on-site visits, interviews, experts, and photos. For assistance, call 718.817.8616 or e-mail Public Relations.

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Gregory Long, CEO and The William C. Steere Sr. President

Maureen Chilton, Chairman of the Board