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Carrie Rebora Barratt

2019 in Review & What Is Ahead at NYBG

Posted in Garden News on December 30 2019, by Carrie Rebora Barratt

Carrie Rebora Barratt, Ph.D., is CEO and The William C. Steere Sr. President of The New York Botanical Garden.


Reflecting on a rewarding year at The New York Botanical Garden, we express gratitude and are inspired with forward-looking energy. Thanks to your support we are at the center of the conversation about plants, people, and the planet. Highlights from 2019 include:

Photo of the Haupt Conservatory being restored

Caring for Our Living Collections

The renovation of our Enid A. Haupt Conservatory palm dome exemplifies our dedication to past and future: a complex project that first and foremost cares for our treasured Conservatory and its collections. The capital project replaces the compression ring and provides necessary upgrades in heating, offices, and restrooms. Every element of our mission—plant research and conservation, horticulture, and education—converges in this New York City landmark. During the project, we were inspired to celebrate our collections by highlighting staff favorites in our ongoing exhibition, Biophilia: Sharing Our #plantlove.

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