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Maples Turning Red: one in five maple species are at high risk of extinction

Posted on January 21, 2021 by Garden Communications

One in five maple species are at high risk of extinction. Only concerted conservation efforts will prevent their extinction.
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October 2020 in the Garden

Posted on January 21, 2021 by Garden Communications

For a self-guided tour, use Garden Explorer to locate plants featured in this month’s post. Select a tour in the drop-down menu. This year more than most, we’ve hoped for each new month to bring us something better. I certainly can’t promise warmer weather, fewer COVID-19 cases or less societal unease for October, but for visitors to […]
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Friends of the Garden (FOGs) Feature: August-September

Posted on January 21, 2021 by Garden Communications

This regular feature highlights the activities of the Friends of UBC Botanical Garden (FOGs).
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September 2020 in the Garden

Posted on January 21, 2021 by Garden Communications

September's tour focuses on the textures of plants that might be encountered at this time of year.
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August 2020 In the Neighbourhood

Posted on January 21, 2021 by shalini nanayakkara

Here we are in the dog days of summer. The nights are warm and the days warmer, and rain is more of a welcome relief than a foregone conclusion, as it is in spring. Without irrigation, most of our gardens would pretty much dry up and blow away. Thankfully, even with the present restrictions (I […]
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