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A Peek Into the Past Under Threat

A Peek Into the Past Under Threat

Even during the closure, Desert Botanical Garden scientists continued their work to discover, research, and conserve desert plant species. Just in the last few weeks, the Garden has worked with U.S. Forest Service to protect a population of rare agaves that have...

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Ecoflora Challenge | Wild for Willow

Ecoflora Challenge | Wild for Willow

Join the June EcoQuest— Wild for Willow—and help find and map desert willow (Chilopsis linearis). Have you seen trees with big, beautiful violet or light pink blooms ? It’s likely desert willow. This Arizona native plant thrives in the desert heat and continues to...

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A Changing Earth

A Changing Earth

The potential effects on plants and other organisms due to the decrease in human activity is a bit speculative right now. However, based on current knowledge, these are some possible effects that may be occurring. These represent likely positive human impacts on the...

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Become a Citizen Scientist

Become a Citizen Scientist

Introducing The Metro Phoenix EcoFlora Project Attention citizen scientists! Desert Botanical Garden needs your help to find and photograph the plants, animals and insects in your neighborhood, on local trails and around town. In doing so, you are helping the Garden...

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Bringing You Butterflies

Bringing You Butterflies

The Spring Butterfly Exhibit may be closed, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy these fluttery friends. Check out this beauties, and identify their species in order below. Giant Swallowtail - Papilio cresphontes Monarch - Danaus plexippus White Peacock - Anartia...

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