Lectures

Throughout the year, NYBG Adult Education offers lectures in which outstanding landscape architects and designers present their signature works and insights, and internationally recognized speakers address topics of global interest related to the study, preservation, and appreciation of the plant kingdom.


May

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Much of Professor Judith Carney's groundbreaking research focuses on African contributions to New World agriculture and ecology. In this talk, she shows how enslaved people established more...
214HRT821O 05/04 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm Carney
ONLINE

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Even as they were brutally forced from their homelands, enslaved Africans brought valuable medical and botanical knowledge with them to the Americas. Professor Carolyn Roberts highlights more...
214BOT288O 05/18 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm Roberts
ONLINE

June

This lecture will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
As a pioneer in the field of plant communication, ecologist Suzanne Simard has spent a lifetime rigorously documenting the forests of North America and the Arctic. more...
214BOT814O 06/08 Tu 11:00am-12:00pm Simard
ONLINE