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9/16/2014

Fun and Philanthropy at the 5th Annual "Green Ball," November 14. Tickets Now on Sale!

The fifth annual Green Ball will roll out the green carpet in the Delmar Loop to welcome the green-minded movers and shakers of St. Louis for a night of fun philanthropy. Presented by Moonrise Hotel, Green Ball 2014 will be held from 7-11 p.m., Friday, Nov. 14, in celebration of all things green. Proceeds from the gala will benefit the EarthWays Center, a division of the Missouri Botanical Garden that promotes sustainability through environmental education and improving the built environment.


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8/12/2014

Choose From a Wide Selection of Missouri Native Plants at the Shaw Nature Reserve's Fall Wildflower Market

Black Eyed SusanGet a jump start on next year’s garden! Both new and experienced gardeners will find a wide variety of native wildflowers, grasses, sedges, small-flowering trees and shrubs for home landscaping at the Shaw Nature Reserve’s fall Shaw Wildflower Market on Friday, Sept. 5
from 4 to 7:30 p.m. The Shaw Wildflower Market offers hundreds of native plants that are beneficial in attracting native species of birds and butterflies.

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8/8/2014

Best of Missouri Expands to Welcome Midwestern States

The Missouri Botanical Garden announces the 23rd anniversary of the Best of Missouri Market and will now welcome vendors from neighboring states. The BEST OF MISSOURI MARKET & MORE will take place at the Missouri Botanical Garden October 3-5, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Full story.


8/1/2014

Hitch Up the Team and Head Over to Prairie Day at Shaw Nature Reserve

Take a step back in time for Prairie Day at the Shaw Nature Reserve, Saturday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Interact with early settlers and explore what life was like on the great American frontier during this bi-annual event. Kids and adults alike will enjoy a day of historical activities and exhibits, storytelling, music and food. Full story.


7/31/2014

Become an Education Volunteer at the Missouri Botanical Garden

The Missouri Botanical Garden’s Education Division has several unique and rewarding volunteer opportunities available for individuals with a passion for child education and the great outdoors. If you enjoy working with children, you can learn to teach inquiry-based school programs as an on-site volunteer educator. The Garden is actively seeking recruits for the 2014-2015 school year.
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7/30/2014

Missouri Botanical Garden Announces 2015 Lantern Festival

The Missouri Botanical Garden will play host to an international exhibition of 22 lighted works of art from Zigong, China when it debuts “Lantern Festival: Magic Reimagined” in 2015. Following critical acclaim and rave reviews from visitors during the 2012 Festival, the Garden has commissioned new sets crafted from silk and steel to once again offer visitors from around the world the opportunity to see an event rarely staged outside of Asia. Lantern Festival will again be an outdoor, evening display running May 23 to August 23, 2015. Full story.


7/18/2014

Missouri Botanical Garden Hosts Meeting of Ecological Restoration Alliance

Conservation experts from the world’s leading botanical gardens met in St. Louis this week and called for a renewed effort to link ecological restoration with the elimination of poverty in natural resource-dependent communities. In Madagascar, for example, the Missouri Botanical Garden provides training and jobs to local people who in turn assist with ecological restoration in diversity-rich areas. All too often, there are no viable economic alternatives to the degradation of biodiverse ecosystems. Member gardens are committed to offering alternatives that restore damaged land while providing income for those living in these areas.

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7/11/2014

Missouri Botanical Garden Project Selects Designer for Purposeful Gaming Grant

The Missouri Botanical Garden and their partner organizations are pleased to announce a designer has been selected for the project “Purposeful Gaming and the BHL” which will serve to improve access to texts in the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) through online gaming. Dartmouth College’s Tiltfactor was selected as designer. The Garden is working with Harvard University, Cornell University and The New York Botanical Garden on the project.

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6/16/2014

Japanese Festival to Take Place Labor Day Weekend at the Garden

Bon Odori LadiesJoin the Missouri Botanical Garden in celebrating the culture and traditions of Japan when the 38th annual Japanese Festival returns to St. Louis! From traditional music to martial arts, sumo to sushi, calligraphy, bon odori dancing to bonsai displays and thunderous taiko drumming to Tea House Island tours, the three-day Labor Day weekend is filled with sights, sounds and experiences for the entire family.

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5/30/2014

Celebrate Summer at the Butterfly House

From butterflies to bugs to fireflies to gnomes, visit the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House this summer for fun for the whole family. Now through Labor Day the Butterfly House is open every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with additional evening programming throughout the summer. The Butterfly House and St. Louis Carousel have partnered to offer the joint Faust Park Fun Pass now through September 1. Visitors can purchase a $10 pass which will include Butterfly House admission and unlimited rides on the St. Louis Carousel. Full story.


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