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Category Archives: Botany

Members learn about insects in the collection

A Night Out at the Academy

Missed Member’s Night? Check out some of our favorite activities.

What Goes Into Controlled Burn?

Academy’s Stephen Mason explains.

A Beginners Guide to Composting

Learn more about how composting helps our environment, and how to get started.

Day in the Life of a Creek

Green dye helps scientists track unhealthful waters.

Pine Barren Gentian

Search for an Elusive Fall Plant

Can you find the rare Pine Barren Gentian?

Seaweed: The New Superfood

An artsy look as a common ocean plant

Dinosaur-Era Plant Found Alive

First-time find in North America