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History & People, Videos

Women of Bronx Green-Up: Ursula Chanse

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"Being part of Bronx Green-Up, and the work that we're doing, has been this source of constant hope." Read More

History & People

Pioneering Women of NYBG

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As we celebrate Women’s History Month at The New York Botanical Garden, I am reflecting on the women who have contributed in so many ways—seen ... Read More

History & People, Videos

Plants as Liberation: Maryah Greene

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"I like the starting of something—seeing how much love and education you can put into something, and then seeing the end result." Read More

Videos, What's On at NYBG

Garden Sets: Amanda Gookin, Leila Adu, and Jessica Meyer

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Surrounded by orchids in the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory, watch and listen as GRAMMY-nominated cellist Amanda Gookin performs classical selections intercut with interviews by acclaimed ... Read More

History & People, Videos

Celebrating Women’s History Month at Home

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As we celebrate #InternationalWomensDay, hear from urban farmer, community gardener, activist, and NYBG Trustee Karen Washington as she delivers welcoming remarks for Women's History Month ... Read More

What's On at NYBG

The Humanities Institute Spring 2020 Programs: From City of Science to Women in the Sciences

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The Humanities Institute and the LuEsther T. Mertz Library staff at the New York Botanical Garden had a busy Spring, packed with exciting programming and ... Read More

History & People

Women’s History Month: Jamaica Kincaid

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As part of Women’s History Month at NYBG, we’re spotlighting women in the world of plants. This week, meet Jamaica Kincaid, an accomplished gardener and ... Read More

History & People

Celebrating the Works of Women at NYBG

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Women’s History Month is underway, and here at NYBG we’re celebrating countless contributions to the Garden’s missions in science, art, horticulture, and so much more ... Read More

History & People

The Amazing Feat of Jeanne Baret

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Baret was born in France in 1740. Her working-class parents taught her to identify plants for their healing properties, and she became an expert “herb ... Read More

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