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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

Inside our Collections

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

History & People

Thelma Perry: “Hidden Figure” of Beetle-Fungus Research

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Thelma Perry (1941–98) was one of the great “hidden figures” of the early pioneering beetle-fungus research involving the southern pine beetle. She worked as a ... 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

History & People, Videos

Celebrating Women’s History Month at NYBG

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Women's History Month is here, and we're excited to share it with you! Read More

History & People

Dr. James Still – Doctor of the Pines: A Brief Account of the Life and Legacy of a 19th-Century Herbalist

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“A great mind is planted within us in the beginning of our lives, and, like other plants, it needs cultivation and watering from the best ... Read More

History & People, Videos

Plants as Liberation: Kamili Bell Hill

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Hear from Kamili Bell Hill, founder of PlantBlerd and Black People With Plants, as she discusses her early life growing up with plants, "the peace ... Read More

History & People

Inside the Steere Herbarium: George Washington Carver and Grasses

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Carver’s achievements in agriculture are well documented. What is much less known, however, is Carver’s love of grasses. Read More

History & People

In Recognition of Black History Month: A Conversation with Judith Insell

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In commemoration of Black History Month, we are thrilled to cast a spotlight on professional violist, celebrated educator and diversity advocate, and Executive Director of ... Read More

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