Inflorescences of Pin cherry (Prunus pensylvanica), a species that typically occurs further north.

Where do we start to conserve biodiversity?

November 29, 2017 | Christina Alba
The world is changing. Merriam-Webster defines the word baseline as a starting point. This is a very simple yet hopeful concept in a world that is changing so quickly. It suggests a chance to plant our feet, catch our breath, and start the work of conserving biodiversity so that future generations...Learn more
World Wide Views on Biodiversity – Participate in the global discussion on Saturday September 15

World Wide Views on Biodiversity – Participate in the global discussion on Saturday September 15

September 7, 2012 | Jennifer Ramp Neale, Ph.D.
Denver Botanic Gardens is proud to partner with the Colorado School of Mines to join in a global citizen participation project on biodiversity. Biological diversity, or biodiversity, is the term given to the variety of life on Earth and the natural patterns it forms. In today’s global climate, how...Learn more
Bioblitz! A comprehensive biological survey

Bioblitz! A comprehensive biological survey

June 17, 2010 | Anna Sher
An overview of the findings: · Plants: 322 · Mammals 20 · Birds: 62 · Amphibians and Reptiles: 18 · Fish: 3 · Moths: 181 · Butterflies: 29 · Other Insects: 280 The following was written by Renée Rondeau of CNHP about the event highlights: PLANTS: Located Allionia incarnata a plant that has only...Learn more
Bioblitz uncovers previously unknown populations

Bioblitz uncovers previously unknown populations

August 27, 2009 | Anna Sher
Denver Botanic Gardens staff were among the thirty-six scientists who donated their time in the first Soapstone Prairie Natural Area Bioblitz, surveying all species in a 24-hour period. Ten scientist teams inventoried insects, mammals, fungi, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and of course plants. Over...Learn more