Garden Blog

Introducing the New UBC Botanical Garden Artist in Residence: Erin Despard

Posted on January 21, 2021 by Garden Communications

This fall, UBC Botanical Garden welcomes our new Artist in Residence, Dr. Erin Despard.
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November 2020 in the Garden

Posted on January 21, 2021 by Garden Communications

November is often considered a time for staying indoors. Many would be surprised by the number of plants with flowers at UBC Botanical Garden.
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Garden Harvest Hampers tackle food security issues at UBC

Posted on January 21, 2021 by Garden Communications

Harvest Hamper Program aims to alleviate concerns about food security in a global pandemic by delivering fresh produce to UBC students.
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Birding at the Botanical Garden: Adapting to the Impacts of COVID-19

Posted on January 21, 2021 by Garden Communications

During regular operations, UBC Botanical Garden hosts Nature Vancouver’s monthly bird surveys, but the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent closing of the Garden earlier this year disrupted this citizen science project’s progress and data.
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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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