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Environment & Conservation, History & People, Plant Science

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

Posted in Environment & Conservation, History & People, Plant Science

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

Posted in History & People, Plant Science

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

Plant Science, Videos

Learn About Pollinators

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

When kids look closely, they'll discover how pollinators make it possible for plants to thrive. Read More

Plant Science

Plant Science

Comprehensive Guide to Poisonous and Injurious Plants Published by NYBG and Springer

Posted in Plant Science

Recently, The New York Botanical Garden and Springer published a new edition of our comprehensive reference book, Handbook of Poisonous and Injurious Plants. Read More

Behind the Scenes, Plant Science

Continuing NYBG’s Botanical Fieldwork in the Age of COVID-19: The Long Journey of Herbarium Specimens from Vanuatu to the Bronx

Posted in Behind the Scenes, Plant Science

On March 12, Dr. Gregory Plunkett departed a fully functioning New York City to travel to Vanuatu, an archipelago in the southwest Pacific, where he ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

GEAR UP at NYBG Inspires the Next Generation of Conservationists

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

For over a decade, NYBG has partnered with Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) at the Bronx Institute at Lehman College, ... Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Get to Know Cattails

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

Cattails are a familiar summer sight in wetlands—and they're full of unique adaptations for kids to discover. Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Backyard Botany: Greater Celandine

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

Greater Celandine is beautiful, but it's also invasive in North America. Read More

Plant Science

Rooting for Students in 2019: Urban Advantage Educates In and Out of the Classroom

Posted in Plant Science

What could possibly motivate a teacher to wake up early on a Sunday morning in 2019 and travel to the Garden to learn about the ... Read More

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