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History & People

History & People, Videos

Bronx Food and Farm Tour 3

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Join Pamela Alvarez, Outreach & Education Coordinator for the NYC Compost Project, for 2020's third and final virtual tour of the Highbridge Hub, part of ... Read More

History & People

Backstory, Front-story, Overstory, Understory

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This spring, the built world shut down just as the natural one opened up. Read More

History & People, Inside our Collections

Botánica Plants Have Deep Roots in Local Communities

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Hispanic Heritage Month is a time to honor the contributions of Hispanic Americans and their cultures, which have roots in Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, Africa, ... Read More

History & People

“Mournful Relics” through Foreign Eyes: Envisioning Land Degradation on Nineteenth-Century Brazilian Coffee Fazendas

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In 1883, as C. F. van Delden Laërne steamed through Rio de Janeiro province aboard the Estrada de Ferro Dom Pedro II locomotive, he was ... Read More

History & People, Inside our Collections

Growing a Piece of the Caribbean at NYBG

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It was a sunny day in October of 1999 when we visited The New York Botanical Garden for the first time. Read More

History & People, Inside our Collections

Explore Black Botany: The Nature of Black Experience

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Explore our online exhibit, Black Botany: The Nature of Black Experience, which seeks to acknowledge the complex relationship between enslaved Black people, nature, and the ... Read More

History & People, Videos

Bronx Food & Farm Tour

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Take a sunny summer tour of the Garden of Happiness, the Garden of Youth, and the La Familia Verde Farmers Market. Read More

History & People

All in NYC: Growing Produce Locally to Build Resilience—and Community—in the Bronx

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"As a Bronx urban farmer, I witnessed across the borough an outpouring of support and desire to build community from gardeners and organizers." Read More

Environment & Conservation, History & People, Plant Science

Vanuatu Celebrates its 40th Year of Independence and Learns a Lot about Botany

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Vanuatu, a South Pacific archipelago of about 85 islands, celebrated the 40th anniversary of its independence recently with a 10-day public holiday, including an Agriculture ... Read More

History & People, Plant Science

The Scientific Legacy of Scott Mori

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The NYBG community is deeply saddened to announce the passing of our dear friend and treasured colleague, Scott A. Mori, Ph.D. Read More

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