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Plant Research & Conservation

The New York Botanical Garden is a world leader in plant research and conservation, using traditional and cutting-edge tools to discover, understand, and preserve Earth’s vast botanical diversity. For more content from NYBG scientists, ways to get involved with our conservation efforts, and upcoming events and lectures, sign up for our Science Newsletter.

The Hand Lens

Take a closer look at our herbarium collections and the endless stories they can tell. See features on expeditions taken around the globe by our researchers, art and history represented in our specimens, and much more.


Living Collections Research Application

At NYBG, we encourage the use of our living collections for scientific research and educational purposes. If you are interested in conducting on-site research or requesting plant material for educational or research purposes, please complete this application.

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