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Plant Talk Blog: Science

From the field to the lab, NYBG’s scientists aren’t just about white coats and microscopes—they’re adventurous and determined globe-trotters who live to discover, understand, and preserve Earth’s biodiversity. The Plant Talk blog exposes the far-reaching work of the Garden’s botanical specialists.


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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

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NYBG Urban Naturalist Program

Explore NYC’s ecological diversity with expert naturalists Nancy Slowik, Ken Chaya, Karla Risdon-Nugent, and Gabriel Willow. Keenly observe the natural world, create scientifically useful records of your observations, and investigate the interrelationships between species. Learn More

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Adult Education

The Garden’s Adult Education Program offers more than 30 courses in plant science, in addition to Certificate Programs in Botany, Horticulture, Gardening, and Horticultural Therapy.

More information: NYBG Adult Education, Current Catalog