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Not the Last of Us: The Truth about Zombie Fungi

Posted in Plant Science

HBO’s new series The Last of Us has drawn millions of viewers and generated considerable buzz since its release in mid-January. Read More

What's On at NYBG

Growing Locally: NYBG Partners with New Community Farm Hubs to Tackle Food Insecurity Close to Home

Posted in What's On at NYBG

To address both the immediate need for healthful produce and the long-term problem of food insecurity, The New York Botanical Garden’s Bronx Green-Up community outreach ... Read More

Plant Science

NYBG Science in the News: Using Artificial Intelligence to Understand Plant Diversity

Posted in Plant Science

The Herbarium 2020 competition marks the second year of a partnership between The New York Botanical Garden and Google. This is also the second time ... Read More

Behind the Scenes, Garden News

Bronx Councilmembers Plant and Harvest Vegetables at NYBG’s Edible Academy for Produce Donations to the Community

Posted in Behind the Scenes, Garden News

During recent visits to The New York Botanical Garden, four New York City Councilmembers representing Bronx districts joined members of the Edible Academy staff in ... Read More

History & People, Plant Science

NYBG Scientist and Trustee Win American Horticultural Society Awards

Posted in History & People, Plant Science

A senior scientist and a Trustee of The New York Botanical Garden are among this year’s recipients of awards presented by the American Horticulture Society ... Read More

Behind the Scenes

Bronx VA Medical Center Personnel Receive Fresh Produce from NYBG’s Edible Academy

Posted in Behind the Scenes

More than 65 medical center employees who are on the front lines of fighting the COVID-19 pandemic received bags of freshly harvested kale, spinach, and ... Read More

Behind the Scenes

Brightening Long Days on the Front Lines of a Pandemic

Posted in Behind the Scenes

Last week, 400 potted plants that were originally destined for NYBG were delivered to two Bronx medical centers, where they are now bringing some much-needed ... Read More

History & People

Victory Gardens Make a Comeback

Posted in History & People

Along with new phrases such as social distancing and flattening the curve, a term from America’s past has been popping up in recent weeks: victory ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Garden News

Rarest of Them All: New Research Using Data from NYBG and Other Institutions Finds More Than a Third of All Plant Species Are “Exceedingly Rare”

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Garden News

An international team of researchers, including an NYBG scientist, has concluded that more than a third of all plant species are exceedingly rare, making them ... Read More

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