Image of interns working in the Pfizer Lab.

Get Involved

View of lake in Central Park.

NYBG Field Trips

Each year trips are organized to local and regional sites of conservation concern. Trips are advertised and available on a first-come basis. NYBG experts and their collaborators co-lead these day trips.

For more information, contact

A visitor scouting for birds with binoculars.

NYBG Urban Naturalist Program

Explore NYC’s ecological diversity with expert naturalists Mike Feller, Nancy Slowik, & Ken Chaya.  Through this program, graduates will become certified to work as volunteer or entry level researchers, making original observations and collecting quality data needed by scientists studying aspects of urban biodiversity. Learn More

jessica drawing a flower in graphite

Adult Education

The Garden’s Adult Education Program offers more than 30 courses in plant science. In addition, the Botany Certificate Program allows students to select one of three areas of concentration: Field Botany, Plant Systematics, or Ethnobotany.

More information: NYBG Adult Education, Current Catalog