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Inside our Collections

Inside our Collections

The Mertz Library: 2022 Wrapped!

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In 2022 the Mertz Library circulated over 3,000 books to its patrons—ranging from staff scientists to NYBG members and students—and hundreds of books were added ... Read More

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Fall’s Invitation

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Fall's splendor has come to southern New York State in a mesmerizing rush of color in recent weeks. With still more yet to unfold, it ... Read More

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Creepy Creatures: Images from the Mertz Library’s Special Collection

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Though spooky, these illustrations are important historical and biological records of various species (most real, some mythological). Read More

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Pink Never Dyes: International Postage Stamps Colored Pink

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Everyone knows the excitement of opening up the mailbox and spotting a letter—wedged between a pile of bills, addressed in handwriting, with a fun stamp ... Read More

History & People, Inside our Collections

Inside our Collections

On Hummingbirds

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There is one summer visitor to the Garden so iconic that it’s become a symbol of the wonders of the animal kingdom, and yet it ... Read More

Behind the Scenes, Inside our Collections, What's Beautiful Now

Perspective

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Lenses are some of the most exciting aspects of photography. If one thinks of a camera as a blank canvas, lenses are the paintbrushes, where ... Read More

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Follow Along with Our Spring Bloom Trackers!

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From cherries to daffodils, lilacs, azaleas, magnolias, and more, our spring trackers are now live at nybg.org. Read More

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Wondrous Winter

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It's been a relatively warm and dry winter so far. In the absence of snow, the most magical and beautiful gift of the season, it ... Read More

Inside our Collections, Videos

Fall is in Full Swing at NYBG

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Fall has most certainly made itself known at NYBG! Have you checked in on our Fall Color Cam yet? Read More

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