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The Denver EcoFlora Project and Teen Volunteers

August 27, 2020 Volunteer Services

This summer I worked with Head Curator of Natural History Collections and Associate Director of Biodiversity Research Jennifer Ackerfield. Knowing of my interest in aquatic ecology, she assigned me

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Participate in Plant Conservation Day

May 18, 2020 Stephanie White
Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI) has designated May 18 as Plant Conservation Day. Denver Botanic Gardens participates in many plant conservation initiatives. Our botanists collect
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An EcoQuest For You

May 14, 2020 Jennifer Ackerfield
Each month, we send Denver citizens on a “quest” to discover biodiversity in new and different ways through use of iNaturalist, a citizen science app. Participants document the plants, fungi and
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How You Can Engage With Earth Day 2020

April 22, 2020 Jennifer Ackerfield
Earth Day is a day to celebrate the environment. This year is particularly special as it marks the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day. Today, just as in 1970, Earth Day participants promote
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Pollinators on the Rooftop

November 26, 2019 Horticulture Intern
Visitors of Mordecai Children’s Garden (open March 1 - Oct. 31) may not realize that they are stepping into a rooftop garden when they pass through the cavern that opens to one of my favorite views at
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Cherry Blossom Blitz

March 22, 2012 Rebecca Hufft, Ph.D.
With the beautiful, warm weather recently I have spent a lot more time outside and have enjoyed watching the first signs of spring every where I look. My chives are coming up in the garden and my

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