etSee what is blooming in nature and how these plants relate to mountain ecosystems outside the Garden walls. Meet at the Education Center and be prepared for an off the pavement walk.
Dr. Ken Tape, University of Alaska Fairbanks Willows have been moving into the tundra of Alaska with a warming climate, displacing native vegetation. Beavers have followed their food supply and built dams, intensifying permafrost melt. Join Ken as he lets you in on his long-term studies of the North Slope of Alaska. This presentation will […]
Emma Byerly, Gardens Conservation Intern Discover how our conservation team uses herbarium vouchers to further our mission to understand and preserve alpine plants. Join us at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens as we discuss the unique conservation uses of herbarium specimens. Far from simply being dried plants, herbarium collections can document plant diversity, track plant responses […]
Dr. Tim Crews, Director of Ecological Intensification and Lead Scientist, Soil Ecology Program, The Land Institute, Kansas The Land Institute is a science-based research organization working to develop an alternative to current destructive agricultural practices. Join Tim as he discusses progress on advancing perennial grain crops and polyculture farming. Light refreshments included. This event will […]
Members receive exclusive presale access. Shop a carefully curated selection of unusual bulbs and pollinator gift boxes. Receive expert advice and tips on planting. Hardy, deer resistant and naturalizing bulbs such as:Allium, Fritillaria, Daffodils, Crocus, species Tulips and special blends to keep your garden blooming through summer.
Happy New Year!
Join us in the Gardens for an informal work session to help us keep the Gardens blooming. Tools and instruction provided. Please bring your own gloves, water bottle and hat. Gardeners meet at Tool Shed (upper northeast entrance of Garden) 9 a.m. - noon; Mondays & Thursdays. If you are a new volunteer, please fill […]