Typical: Christmas in the clouds

Dec 24 2019

Collectors

Bassett Maguire (1904–1991), a botanist who spent the majority of his career…


By Amy Weiss

Bigelow's mushroom photographs

May 25 2022

Works of Art

In the herbarium of the New York Botanical Garden there are over 30,000…


By Amy Weiss

Salix loan to Japan

Jul 30 2019

Specimen Stories

Botany is a collaborative science that relies on sharing data and specimens…


By Amy Weiss

A botanist's best friend

Aug 19 2019

Specimen Stories

Botanists and dogs make good companions in the field. Dogs provide companionship, warn…


By Amy Weiss

Western Road Trip

Jul 23 2019

Expeditions

In the summer of 1952, recently retired Wabash College¹ botany professor Albert…


By Amy Weiss

George Washington Carver

Feb 5 2019

Collectors

George Washington Carver (1860s–1943) was an inventor, teacher, botanist, and mycologist (a…


By Amy Weiss

Good grief, Charles Geyer

Mar 1 2019

Collectors

Charles (Karl) A. Geyer was a pioneer botanical collector of the Northwestern…


By Amy Weiss

Exploring the Bahamas with Lewis Jones Knight Brace

Sep 19 2019

CollectorsExpeditions

The Bahamas suffered its worst natural disaster recently as Hurricane Dorian, a…


By Matthew C. Pace

The LGBTQ+ Legacy of NYBG: Out of the…

Jun 27 2019

Collectors

Herbarium specimens are kept in metal cabinets to protect them from damage.…


By Matthew C. Pace

NYBG 2021 New Species Review!

Dec 24 2021

Focus on Science

Every year, botanists describe hundreds of new plant, fungal, and lichen species from…


By Matthew C. Pace

NYBG 2023 New Species Review!

Dec 21 2023

Focus on Science

Every year, botanists describe hundreds of new plants, algae, fungi, and lichens…


By Matthew C. Pace

NYBG 2022 New Species Review!

Dec 22 2022

Focus on Science

Every year, botanists describe hundreds of new plant, algal, fungal, and lichen…


By Matthew C. Pace

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