NYBG Celebrates Earth Day

Join The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) for Earth Day 50 with NYBG at Home, the Botanical Garden’s
one-stop collection of digital resources and offerings. NYBG is marking the 50th anniversary of the modern
environmental movement with multiple days of online programs.


  • The Overstory with Richard Powers and Todd Forrest
    Facebook Watch Party; Wednesday, April 22; 12 p.m.
    Join a Facebook Watch Party to revisit Richard Powers’s 2019 NYBG talk about The Overstory, his
    bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about trees and our planet’s existential struggle between
    humans and non-humans, in conversation with Todd Forrest, NYBG’s Arthur Ross Vice President for
    Horticulture and Living Collections. Participate live on Facebook, or catch up after through our Plant
    Talk blog or watch the video on YouTube.


  • Earth Day @ 50: Tools for 21st-Century Ecology
    Webinar; Friday, April 24; 11 a.m.
    Join Kerissa Battle, Founding Director, Community Greenways Collaborative, Inc., and Daniel Atha,
    NYBG’s Director of Conservation Outreach, in a discussion about documenting biodiversity across New
    York City through the New York Phenology Project and New York City EcoFlora project.


  • Take Action with Citizen Science
    Webinar; Saturday, April 25; 2–4 p.m.
    Join NYBG scientists for an introductory webinar featuring themed sessions on the different ways you
    can participate in citizen science. From observing and documenting nature to transcribing historical
    documents, you can take part in fostering a greater understanding and protection of the natural world.


Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday, April 22, 23, and 25, 2020

Facebook Watch Party Here
This and other Earth Day 50 with NYBG at Home events will also be available on NYBG’s Web site

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