Results of 2023 Denver-Boulder City Nature Challenge are in!
The City Nature Challenge is a yearly event for folks in cities all over the world to observe and document biodiversity in their own backyards. To participate, people make observations of any organism
Spring is here! Join us as a community scientist.
As the days grow longer and warmer, we start looking for the telltale signs that spring is arriving – birds chirping, trees leafing out, lilac buds, bulbs emerging out of the damp soil. As you observe
What Is DNA Barcoding?
Being able to explore the diversity of our world is one of the privileges of being part of the Research & Conservation Department at Denver Botanic Gardens. One of the challenges we face is in
A Computer Wrote This Blog
“Denver Botanic Gardens conducts cutting-edge scientific research to support plant conservation, study plant biology, and improve horticultural practices. The Gardens' research program focuses on
Herbarium Specimen Processing in Full Swing
In winter, the collection of new plant and fungal specimens stops altogether. However, the collectors of specimens made the previous summer are still working hard to prepare these for incorporation
City Nature Challenge: Meet Your Neighbors
We cordially invite you to participate in this year’s City Nature Challenge, April 29 – May 2. It’s an opportunity to take a closer look at the life that’s all around us – and make some introductions
The Relevance of Biodiversity Data
The digital age gave us a new dimension that infiltrates nearly all aspects of our existence. But, as we navigate this decade, the bearing that nature holds on our everyday lives has reestablished
Learning to Code for Science
A Gardens scientist conducts a field survey that will be aided by a new web application developed in-house. In mid-March of 2020, just as the nation was locking down in an attempt to curb the initial