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Earth Day Celebration

April 20–22, 2018

The Orchid Show closes with an Earth Day celebration that highlights NYBG’s central work to save the plants of the world. Meet NYBG scientists and students to learn how they collect, study, and conserve plants and fungi, from the Bronx to Brazil. Join behind-the-scenes tours of the Plant Research Laboratory, where cutting-edge studies probe plants’ molecular mysteries. Participate in the Open House of the Steere Herbarium to view myriad historic and modern preserved plant specimens not normally on public view.

Portrait of Charles Peters

Managing the Wild: Stories of People and Plants and Tropical Forests: A Talk with Dr. Charles Peters

Friday, April 20; 11 a.m.–12 p.m.

Kick off the Earth Day Celebration with a lecture NYBG’s Charles Peters as he discusses his new book.

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