December 22, 2011
A Wanderer in Poem Forest

Marni Berger’s essay about Jon Cotner’s temporary poetry installation in the Garden’s Forest—Poem Forest—if full of deep, deep thoughts, and raw emotions.

April 5, 2011
Northeast Natural History Conference

Garden staff and collaborating researchers will be presenting a session at this week’s Northeast Natural History Conference in Albany: “Natural History of The New York Botanical Garden: Interpreting an Urban Old Growth Forest”.

Click here to learn more about the Natural History project and stay tuned for the Garden’s new Forest website.

January 6, 2011
Hawk Bath

Check out this great video of a Red-Tailed Hawk taking a bath. The video is by friend of the Garden, Naturecam HD. We’re amazed by how unfazed the hawk is by everything going on around him.

December 21, 2010
Spicebush Trail Reopens

After some extensive renovations, the Spicebush Trail has reopened in the Garden’s Native Forest. If you’ve never taken a wander through the Forest, you really should! It’s lovely. The Forest is, at 50-acres, the largest remaining tract of the primeval woods that once covered New York City. Here’s a little story we did focusing on the Forest in fall, but it should pique your interest for a beautiful, post-Train Show winter wander down this newly renovated trail.

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