The Thain Forest in fall.

Climate Week 2023

September 17–24, 2023

Various Times | NYBG & Online

At this time in human history, one of the primary roles of a botanical garden—to teach people about plants and their foundational importance to all life on Earth—has never been more crucial. Join NYBG during Climate Week NYC 2023 for a thought-provoking programs that forefront the importance of plants to help solve the climate and biodiversity crisis, including our annual Climate Week Symposium, this year centered on the theme of cultivating resilience.

Read on to learn about ongoing tours and programs that get you closer to nature, classes that teach you how to be a better observer of the environment around you, and simple ways that you can get involved in supporting both scientific research and the green spaces we cherish during this challenging time in Earth’s history.

Fall Foliage Stand-Outs

Self-Guided Digital Tour on the Bloomberg App

In autumn, NYBG is filled with colorful leaves, from browns to oranges to burning reds. Discover the trees with the most brilliantly-colored foliage around the Garden, and learn why some trees produce more saturated fall color than others.

Download the Free Bloomberg Connects App

Hand holding a phone showing a view of crowded tall green trees in a forest, with the words of the Thain Family Forest and more text and icons for a map on the phone. The hand is over an image of yellow and green tall trees and a wooded pathway with a tree lined low fence in a forest.

Engage with some of our past content

Climate Week 2022 Symposium: Why Climate Change Matters to You and What You Can Do About It

Climate Week 2022 Symposium: Forests: A Force for Change

5th Annual EcoFlora Conference: Celebrating Community Science in New York City

Urban Genetic Pools: Reservoirs of Adaptive Potential and the Seed Collectors Who are After It