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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

Sign up for May's Desert Defenders Challenge to map out as much stinknet (Oncosiphon piluliferum) in the Phoenix Metro Area as possible.  Introducing The Metro Phoenix EcoFlora Project Attention citizen scientists! Desert Botanical Garden needs your help to find and...

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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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Behind The Scenes of Seed Lab Photography

Behind The Scenes of Seed Lab Photography

Conservation collections manager, Steve Blackwell, shares the intriguing capabilities of the Garden's Seed Lab and photography. Explore seeds, seedlings and chrysalises on a cellular level and learn how Garden scientists use this process in their work.

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Rainwater Harvesting at Desert Botanical Garden

Rainwater Harvesting at Desert Botanical Garden

The Garden has found a way to extend the benefits of rainy seasons long after the clouds have departed - elevating its rainwater harvesting efforts. Incorporated in the design for the Hazel Hare Center for Plant Science is an extensive rainwater harvesting system to...

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