The York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 24 for a concert.

Denver Botanic Gardens is at the Beijing Olympics!

Denver Botanic Gardens is at the Beijing Olympics!

August 19, 2008 | Research & Conservation
No, not in pole-vault (with sunflowers) or fencing (with pruning shears) or swimming (among the lilies), but as a part of an international exhibit of botanic gardens called "Homes for plants, Gardens for humans" located at the Science & Technology Park at the Olympic Village, Beijing. This...Learn more
Congrats to Maggie

Congrats to Maggie

May 22, 2008 | Research & Conservation
Please join me in congratulating our University of Denver graduate student, Maggie Gaddis, on the successful defense of her masters thesis, "Environmental impact of restoration of riparian ecosystems: fitting Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia) into the picture." This research was funded by a...Learn more
A Fire Renews: See the Results for Earth Day

A Fire Renews: See the Results for Earth Day

April 21, 2008 | Matt Cole
Remember that photographic puzzler I posted? Well, yes, the answer seems to have been widely known: the Laura Smith Porter Plains Garden was undergoing its every-few-years renewal burning. The other, exciting picture above captures a bit of the day, and the other shows blackened swaths. The sedate...Learn more

This is Where the Scientists Work

February 18, 2008 | Matt Cole
During our recent stairwell work in the Boettcher Memorial Education Building, all of our staff and visitors had to avoid the public stairwell and use the elevator or the stairs near my office. One day, I found a child and chaperone looking for their school group. I volunteered to guide them to the...Learn more

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