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Plant Talk

Environment & Conservation

Wildlife at the Garden: Red-tailed Hawk Nest 2019

Posted in Environment & Conservation

I am happy to report that for a third straight year, a pair of Red-tailed Hawks has chosen to nest at The New York Botanical ... Read More

Garden News

Beginning the Haupt Conservatory’s Palm Dome Restoration

Posted in Garden News

Starting April 29, the iconic dome of the 117-year-old, glass-and-steel Enid A. Haupt Conservatory will undergo restoration in accordance with routine maintenance and operations of ... Read More

Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

Amazonia Ablaze: A Record Year for Forest Fires in Brazil

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Plant Science

A renowned landscape architect, Burle Marx was also a passionate, outspoken conservationist. His writings on environmental topics in Brazil—powerful when written a half-century ago—have a ... Read More

History & People

#plantlove: Jessica Tobon, Outreach & Education Coordinator for the NYC Compost Project

Posted in History & People

As part of #plantlove at NYBG, we’re talking with people from all over the Garden about what inspires their passion for plants and our environment. ... Read More

History & People

#plantlove: Heather Lorusso, School of Professional Horticulture Class of 2021

Posted in History & People

As part of #plantlove at NYBG, we’re talking with people from all over the Garden about what inspires their passion for plants. Today, meet Heather ... Read More

Inside our Collections

Pruning Simplified

Posted in Inside our Collections

Pruning Simplified: A Step-by-Step Guide to 50 Popular Trees and Shrubs (2018) is a helpful new book from Steven Bradley for Timber Press. Read More

Environment & Conservation, Garden News

Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: A New Global Assessment by the United Nations

Posted in Environment & Conservation, Garden News

Before this week, most readers probably had not heard of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), but they certainly will know ... Read More

History & People

Celebrating the Works of Women at NYBG

Posted in History & People

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

Plant Science

Oprah Joins the World of Lichens

Posted in Plant Science

Dolly Parton isn't the only public figure to have a new species of lichen named after her by NYBG scientists. Following precedent in naming discoveries ... Read More

Plant Science

The Botany Bill: Proposed Legislation Highlights Importance of Native Plants on Federal Lands

Posted in Plant Science

Proposed legislation has been introduced in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives with the rather formidable title “Botanical Sciences and Native Plant ... Read More

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