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Like you, the members of the Desert Botanical Garden Research Department have a deep appreciation for desert life. Through your support, we are able to understand and conserve the desert’s unique plant life, and reveal intricate relationships that exist among the plants, environments, and people in our desert region. We gain our knowledge through investigations conducted in four areas of research:


Gaining this understanding betters our chances to reverse the current trends of plant and animal extinctions, ecosystem degradation, and the shrinking capacity of some environments to support human populations.

Research

Find out what we’re working on in our areas of research.

Conservation

Join us in our efforts to conserve threatened species and habitats.

Resources

Browse through our living plant collections, discover the many publications authored by our staff members or learn about the Desert Plant Research Center.

People

Get to know the dedicated people on our Research & Conservation Staff.

 

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Next Week

The Great Pumpkin Festival is back! Come by to pick out that special pumpkin, take on the challenge of the Amazing Hay Bale Maze or carnival style games in the Events Plaza. There will also be live entertainment each day. Event Details.

Entrance to the festival is included with paid Garden admission. Garden members are admitted free with current Member ID card. All children under 3 are free.

 

 

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