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Giving Tuesday -- Give to CNAS!

Dear CNAS Colleagues, Over the Thanksgiving holiday, many of us reflected on this year and all we are thankful for. I would like to express my gratitude to each and every one of you. Every member of the CNAS community has been instrumental in helping our students, the college, the university, and each other navigate...

Botanic Gardens Fall Online Plant Sale set for October 24-25, 2020

The UCR Botanic Gardens is pleased to announce our Fall Online Plant Sale on October 24-25, 2020 (midnight-midnight), with in-person pickup at the Gardens entrance on November 5 and 6. For the first time, Friends of the UCRBG members will receive a 10% discount on all plant purchases. Join or renew your Friends membership before...
By Janine Almanzor | UCR Botanic Gardens |

UCR Botanic Gardens online Plant Sale 2020

For over four decades the UCR Botanic Gardens has hosted the largest plant sale events in the Inland Empire. These events were recently redesigned to focus on plants propagated from our own unique collection and bring in local vendors to broaden the selection of plants suitable for the inland region. Currently, due to the 2020...
By UCR Botanic Gardens Staff |

UCR Botanic Gardens reopens with new safety precautions

The UCR Botanic Gardens reopened to the public Monday (9 am - 12 pm) after more than three months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 40-acre living plant museum, which has more than 3,500 plant species, is the first major area of the campus to reopen. The Botanic Gardens is following state guidelines...
By Imran Ghori | Inside UCR |

UCR Botanic Gardens reopen June 29

The UCR Botanic Gardens will reopen on June 29, 2020 with restrictions to insure safety of all staff, volunteers, and visitors. At this time no large groups or events are permitted. Please check the gardens.ucr.edu website and Botanic Gardens social media for more details. The UCR Botanic Gardens will be open daily from 8:00 am...
By CNAS Communications |

Here’s how UCR Botanic Gardens is renovating 25 acres showcasing 3,500 plants

THE PRESS-ENTERPRISE -- A public garden in Riverside offers an oasis of nature to escape the hustle and bustle of the city. Located in the foothills of Box Springs Mountain, the 40-acre UCR Botanic Gardens features about 25 acres of gardens nestled against natural habitat. Over 4 miles of scenic trails wander through the gardens...

Changes afoot at UCR’s garden oasis

UCR Botanic Gardens sees improvements For decades, the UCR Botanic Gardens have served as a quiet getaway tucked in a corner of campus where one can explore and enjoy nature. The 40-acre living plant museum still stands as an oasis from the bustle of campus, but some changes have been implemented in the past three...
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