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Scientific Engagement in 2021

January 8, 2021 Brian Vogt

There is no doubt that 2020 will go down as one of the roughest, most turbulent years in our history. It is a relief then that we take stock at the end of December and warmly look forward to better

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Stories Told by Specimens

January 8, 2019 Stephanie White
Part of my work at the Gardens involves finding creative ways to highlight our herbaria, or dried plant and fungal collections, often through writing. One morning, I decided to highlight our
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Off the Clock: Vintage Victorian

March 25, 2016 Special Events
Pick up your parasol and polish your monocle! Learn about the iconic age of botany at our third Off the Clock event. Vintage Victorian will take place from 6-10 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2016. Come
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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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Bioblitz! A comprehensive biological survey

June 17, 2010 Research & Conservation
Q: What do you get when you set loose over three dozen passionate biologists who study animals, plants, and fungi in a nearly pristine ranch in Southeast Colorado for a 24 hour period? A: A BIOBLITZ

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