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Join fellow environmental and sustainability professionals and enthusiasts for a screening of the new award-winning documentary “LOVE THY NATURE.” Post-screening Q&A with filmmaker Sylvie Rokab (bio below) and networking reception at Reservoir Bar (Cash Bar).

Native Plant’s Summit at the New York Botanical Garden

The Northeastern U.S. hosts a rich diversity of native plants, many of which play essential roles for humans and the environment. Alarmingly, a number of these species are declining, often becoming imperiled as a result. This symposium will address our dearth of knowledge by bringing together experts and interested members of the public to present and discuss the state of the area’s plant species.

Sowing the Seeds of Hope: An Evening with Dr. Jane Goodall

In her lecture, Goodall shares stories from her new book, Seeds of Hope: Wisdom and Wonder from the world of Plants, discusses the impact of her groundbreaking behavioral research, expounds on her fascination with animals and Africa, and shares her reasons for hope, igniting passion and activism in all of us on behalf of the planet.

150 Years in Hiding: The Story of a New Frog Species in New York City

New York City is probably the last place you’d expect to find a new species of frog, but that’s exactly what Jeremy Feinberg and a group of colleagues discovered in 2012.

This unexpected discovery is the first of its kind for a New York State amphibian since 1854 and has received worldwide attention from scientific and general-interest communities alike.

In this talk, Jeremy will share his tale of two species – about the new frog and the look-alike species it was previously thought to be.