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Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Bird Walk

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Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Bird Walk

Notable Basin landmarks include Chatfield State Park, Roxborough State Park, Audubon Center at Chatfield, South Platte Park, and Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, the location for this morning’s spring bird walk. April marks an exciting time of year for most birders (short for “birdwatcher”).  Migrants are beginning to return to their Colorado breeding grounds for the summer months, males are singing to establish territories, nest construction is under way, and...

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Digging into the Gardens...join us!

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A new decade brings more exciting transformation--to the Gardens, to our Botanic Buzz e-newsletter (sign up here to receive your copy), and soon, to our Web site. How do you like our new blog design? We have so many authors from all parts of the Gardens (click on the "More Authors" link in the right column under "authors" to see all of our most recent bloggers) that we wanted to make it even easier for you to...

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The Nature of Music in Denver!

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The Nature of Music in Denver!

Denver Botanic Gardens is pleased to announce that Swallow Hill Music Association is its new concert promotions partner for the booking and production of all Denver Botanic Gardens concerts, commencing in the 2010 season.  This new partnership reflects recent changes in the Gardens’ strategy and direction, including a desire to better align itself with organizations that have a similar brand and common goals. The Gardens and Swallow Hill Music are a...

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A Huge Thank You to Volunteers!

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A Huge Thank You to Volunteers!

On behalf of the entire staff of Denver Botanic Gardens we want to thank all our Pumpkin Festival volunteers for the time, energy, and incredible enthusiasm you contributed to the 21st Annual Pumpkin Festival. The weather was amazing and so were you!

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Beautiful, Sunny, and Temperatures in the 70's!

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That's the prediction for this weekend's Pumpkin Festival. It looks like we will have perfect weather, but we can't do it without you! We really need your help this weekend. We especially need Entrance Cashiers from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or noon - 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. If you have some prior cashier experience please consider this position! There are many other positions available also such as attendance counters, beverage...

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Last Weekend for Dinosaurs!

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Last Weekend for Dinosaurs!

Be sure to take advantage of great weather this weekend to see the “Jurassic Gardens” Exhibit one last time. The popular exhibition runs through Wednesday, Sept. 30. Kids of all ages love hunting for these prehistoric creatures on the grounds. You'll find life-sized, realistic dinosaurs at our York Street location. Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield hosts giant prehistoric bugs. Come see them before the exhibit is extinct!

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How do we care for collections during construction?

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How do we care for collections during construction?

According to Botanic Gardens Conservation International, botanic gardens are defined as “institutions holding documented collections of living plants for the purposes of scientific research, conservation, display and education.” Plant collections form the heart and soul of a botanic garden and how we care for them determines our integrity and credibility as a botanical institution. So, how are we caring for our collections during all our current construction projects? At Denver...

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