Our Mission

The William L. Brown Center is dedicated to the study of useful plants, understanding the relationships between humans, plants, and their environment, the conservation of plant species, and the preservation of traditional knowledge
for the benefit of future generations.

Recent News

On March 16th, Missouri Botanical Garden President Dr. Peter Wyse Jackson will virtually present on “Brown Gold for a developing Irish nation – peat: an important plant-derived resource”.  Click here to register.

The 9th William L. Brown Award has been presented to Dr. Gary Nabhan. Learn more here.

Science News featured the Dr. Armand Randrianasolo's research in the article: The first step in using trees to slow climate change: Protect the trees we have.


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