Remote Research: A Lonely Spring

Throughout the world, closures and lockdowns aimed to stop the spread of COVID-19 have disrupted many people’s lives and work. As a global institution, the Missouri Botanical Garden does research around the world, making travel restrictions a major hindrance. The “stay at home” order means staff has lost access to the Garden’s herbarium and labs,…

Gateway to the Garden

Announcing the Jack C. Taylor Visitor Center The new “Gateway to the Garden” is designed to enhance the guest experience; construction on the $92 million project begins in January and requires no taxpayer funding. This week the Missouri Botanical Garden announced plans for the new Jack C. Taylor Visitor Center to enhance the guest experience,…

Garden Receives Prestigious Sustainability Award

The Missouri Botanical Garden was selected as the recipient for the Operational Sustainability Award by the American Public Gardens Association, recognizing the dedication and achievements in promoting sustainability. “Our motto, ‘Green Today. Greener Tomorrow!’ is not simply a tagline, but a commitment to making the most sustainable choices in all aspects of our operations,” says…