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In The News – June 11, 2020

Mt. Cuba Center in The New York Times

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In The News, Press Release – July 17, 2020

Mt. Cuba Center Named Best Botanical Garden

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Updates – November 19, 2021

Planning Your Spring Garden

By Leah Brooks Although planting time for herbaceous perennials is nearly over, planning time has already begun! As the temperatures drop and frost begins to form with regularity at night, the time to plant herbaceous plants comes to a close. A herbaceous perennial is a plant composed of soft non-woody tissue that lives for a […]

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Press Release – November 12, 2021

Give the Gift of Nature

The holiday season is a great time to give to those you love and give back to the causes you care about. Choosing meaningful, creative, and eco-friendly gifts is a breeze this season with Mt. Cuba’s holiday gift guide. Encourage an appreciation for nature, education, and conservation in those on your list. Embrace the holiday […]

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Updates – November 9, 2021

Rebuilding a Forest

By Lizzie Wilson  Last month, a three-acre field in Mt. Cuba Center’s natural lands became home to 3,000 new native trees and shrubs. More than 60 volunteers worked tirelessly over two weeks to get all of the plants in the ground. Three thousand plants may seem like a lot, but this is actually part of […]

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Updates – October 29, 2021

The American Chestnut

This poem was originally published in “The American Chestnut” The Turk’s Cap Vol. 24:3. p.11.  Pamela Crowe is a Mt. Cuba volunteer.          The goal of The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) is to help the American chestnut tree make a comeback through scientific research. Mt. Cuba grows chestnut trees from seeds for Tyler Arboretum […]

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Updates – October 28, 2021

Better Together: Birds & Plants

Take a virtual field trip to the Apalachicola National Forest in the upcoming course, Ecosystem Management: How Plant Diversity Influences Bird Conservation. One of the largest U.S. National Forests in Florida at over 200,000 acres, Apalachicola showcases some of the most unique plant and animal species in the world. Through the lens of their multiple […]

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