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Bronx Councilmembers Plant and Harvest Vegetables at NYBG’s Edible Academy for Produce Donations to the Community

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During recent visits to The New York Botanical Garden, four New York City Councilmembers representing Bronx districts joined members of the Edible Academy staff in ... Read More

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#LightItBlue with NYBG

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To our frontline and essential workers, thank you from everyone at NYBG for your tireless efforts in this challenging time. Read More

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KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature Rescheduled to 2021

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KUSAMA: Cosmic Nature, originally planned for 2020, has been rescheduled for spring–fall 2021 in coordination with New York State’s efforts to contain the spread of ... Read More

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Take Action to Support NYBG and Our Fellow Cultural Institutions

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NYBG is collaborating with the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), the New York City cultural community, and our colleagues nationwide in asking Congress to allocate ... Read More

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New Food Initiative: The Bronx Canasta

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The New York Botanical Garden’s Bronx Green-Up is excited to be part of an exciting new food initiative, The Bronx Canasta. Read More

Environment & Conservation, Garden News

Rarest of Them All: New Research Using Data from NYBG and Other Institutions Finds More Than a Third of All Plant Species Are “Exceedingly Rare”

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An international team of researchers, including an NYBG scientist, has concluded that more than a third of all plant species are exceedingly rare, making them ... Read More

Garden News, Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Pressed for Time: Herbaria & Environmental Threats Assessment

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Herbarium specimens are one of the very few tangible sources of information about how plants and fungi lived before industrialization, and during each successive period ... Read More

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Beginning the Haupt Conservatory’s Palm Dome Restoration

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Starting April 29, the iconic dome of the 117-year-old, glass-and-steel Enid A. Haupt Conservatory will undergo restoration in accordance with routine maintenance and operations of ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Garden News

Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: A New Global Assessment by the United Nations

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Before this week, most readers probably had not heard of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), but they certainly will know ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Garden News

NYBG Receives New York’s First All-Electric Truck

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In September 2017, the New York State Attorney General announced that four non-profit organizations had been selected to demonstrate the benefits of battery-powered electric delivery ... Read More

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