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2021 Science: Year in Review

May 5, 2022 Research & Conservation

Even though our team continued to navigate a “post-pandemic” world in 2021, we were excited to tackle new and ongoing projects as well as launch in-person outreach programing. Our Science: Year in

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The Relevance of Biodiversity Data

April 6, 2022 Rick Levy

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

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Winter in the Natural History Collections

January 26, 2022 Margo Yousse

Activities in Denver Botanic Gardens’ Research and Conservation Department are highly influenced by the seasons. Scientists at the Gardens take advantage of the entire growing season by collecting

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2020 Science: Year in Review

May 11, 2021 Research & Conservation

Despite the challenges our community faced throughout the global pandemic, the Research & Conservation Department is grateful for the many accomplishments we were able to celebrate in 2020. Our

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Specimens as Source Information

April 21, 2021 Research & Conservation

In 1995 I published a book titled "Illustrated Keys to the Grasses of Colorado." This little book was well received and is still used today to identify Colorado grasses. Three years ago, I decided to

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 11, 2021 Jennifer Ramp Neale, Ph.D.

Denver Botanic Gardens is more than just a place for peace, respite and beauty; it is a scientific institution. Between our Horticulture and Research & Conservation departments, we are home to more

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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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Access the Helen Fowler Library Virtually

June 8, 2020 Anna Kongs

Over a year ago, the Helen Fowler Library temporarily closed its doors to the public in preparation for its move to the new Freyer – Newman Center. We packed up our collections, moved them offsite and

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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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