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Regenerative Soil

April 22, 2022 Rutger Myers

Among the building blocks that form a regenerative system at Chatfield Farms, soil is the foundation. Perhaps the most important measurement of a “regenerative soil” is carbon sequestration, or how

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Tips for a Greener Lifestyle  

February 3, 2022 Annet Willigenburg

At the Gardens, we constantly try to increase our sustainability efforts. The full scope of sustainable living is immense and making the right decisions can sometimes get overwhelming. Think of

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Green-Proof Your Home

April 23, 2020 Lori Rowe
Although the coronavirus is on the forefront of everyone’s mind, now is not the time to forget about climate change--especially since we're seeing improvements with our carbon footprint due to the
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Specimens at Denver Botanic Gardens Document Climate Change

July 12, 2010 Research & Conservation
Denver Botanic Gardens and University of Denver (DU) are currently collaborating to conduct research that documents climate change effects on native flora in Colorado. We have been using preserved specimens from the Gardens Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium and other regional herbaria to determine if flowering time has changed over the last 100 years. A preserved plant with reliable label data is proof positive that it existed in a specific place at a specific time in the state it is shown.

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