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Plant Health by Diane Ragone

POSTED ON Thu Oct 01, 2020
Breadfruit is a valuable source of delicious food providing many nutrients essential for human health. This long-lived tree contributes to the health and well-being of humans and the environment in countless ways. The majestic tree, with its large, glossy leaves and globular fruit, is both beautiful and calming. For many, it evokes fond childhood memories of home gardens and yards that contained but a single tree. There the families gathered in its shade, sharing meals made of this versatile fruit.
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Two decades after restoration, reflections on Pi‘ilanihale Heiau Rising

POSTED ON Thu Oct 15, 2020
This is a story of restoration, reconciliation, and respect. It’s the story of how NTBG grew as an organization, mended old fences, and built new relationships. This is the story of the restoration of the Pi‘ilanihale Heiau, Hawai‘i’s largest ancient stone structure and a place of deep cultural and spiritual importance.
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Pi’ilanihale Heiau

October 15, 2020

This is a story of restoration, reconciliation, and respect. It’s the story of how NTBG grew as an organization, mended old fences, and built new relationships. This is the story of the restoration of the Pi‘ilanihale Heiau, Hawai‘i’s largest ancient stone structure and a place of deep cultural and spiritual importance.

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Flora of the Marquesas Islands Vol. 1 and Vol. 2

October 22, 2020

Flora of the Marquesas Islands, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 Now Available NTBG is pleased […]

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NTBG at the Forefront of Using Drone and GIS Technology

October 6, 2020

Learn how NTBG is at the forefront of using drone and GIS technology to advance […]

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Plant Health by Diane Ragone

October 1, 2020

Breadfruit is a valuable source of delicious food providing many nutrients essential for human health. This long-lived tree contributes to the health and well-being of humans and the environment in countless ways. The majestic tree, with its large, glossy leaves and globular fruit, is both beautiful and calming. For many, it evokes fond childhood memories of home gardens and yards that contained but a single tree. There the families gathered in its shade, sharing meals made of this versatile fruit.

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NTBG at the Forefront of Using Drone and GIS Technology

October 6, 2020

Learn how NTBG is at the forefront of using drone and GIS technology to advance […]

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NTBG finds new stand of rare carnation Schiedea viscosa in the interior forests of Waialae Canyon

August 24, 2020

Nina Rønsted Ph.D., Director of Science and Conservation Schiedea is an endemic Hawaiian plant lineage […]

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Regenerative Organic Breadfruit Agroforestry Demonstration Celebrates Third Anniversary

August 24, 2020

Diane Ragone, PhD. Director, Breadfruit Institute The Regenerative Organic Breadfruit Agroforestry demonstration in McBryde Garden […]

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NTBG featured as cover story in BGjournal’s July 2020 issue

August 24, 2020

Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI)’s July 2020 issue of BGjournal includes extensive coverage of NTBG’s […]

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Flora of the Marquesas Islands Vol. 1 and Vol. 2

October 22, 2020

Flora of the Marquesas Islands, Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 Now Available NTBG is pleased […]

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Global Strategy for Plant Conservation progress review

September 24, 2020

Nina Rønsted, NTBG’s Director of Science and Conservation, gives a progress report on how NTBG is contributing to the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation!

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NTBG plans publication of Flora of Samoa in 2021

September 24, 2020

Regional Floras are fundamental for understanding and conserving plants and ecosystems worldwide. With the second […]

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New hope for recently rediscovered Melicope nealae

September 24, 2020

Melicope nealae (Rutaceae or orange family) was considered possibly extinct and was only known from […]

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Pi’ilanihale Heiau

October 15, 2020

This is a story of restoration, reconciliation, and respect. It’s the story of how NTBG grew as an organization, mended old fences, and built new relationships. This is the story of the restoration of the Pi‘ilanihale Heiau, Hawai‘i’s largest ancient stone structure and a place of deep cultural and spiritual importance.

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Plant Health by Diane Ragone

October 1, 2020

Breadfruit is a valuable source of delicious food providing many nutrients essential for human health. This long-lived tree contributes to the health and well-being of humans and the environment in countless ways. The majestic tree, with its large, glossy leaves and globular fruit, is both beautiful and calming. For many, it evokes fond childhood memories of home gardens and yards that contained but a single tree. There the families gathered in its shade, sharing meals made of this versatile fruit.

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Hawaiian Wiliwili trees flower for the first time at Kahanu Garden

September 24, 2020

Nearly 15 years ago, an invasive gall wasp (Quadrastichus erythrinae) from Africa hitchhiked to Hawaii […]

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Botanical Books by Indigenous Authors

August 4, 2020

August 9, 2020 is the United Nations International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and […]

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Creating opportunity out of crisis NTBG team inventory lower Limahuli Preserve

September 24, 2020

For decades NTBG has worked to restore 1000 acres of native plant habitat in the […]

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Botanical Books by Indigenous Authors

August 4, 2020

August 9, 2020 is the United Nations International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and […]

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NTBG 2019 Annual Report now available online

July 28, 2020

NTBG’s 2019 Annual Report is now available. The concise report presents an overview of NTBG’s […]

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NTBG is back – forKauai Magazine

July 14, 2020

Article published in “forKauai” Magazine.“The National Tropical Botanical Garden has reopened its Kaua‘i’s gardens to […]

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Plant Health by Diane Ragone

October 1, 2020

Breadfruit is a valuable source of delicious food providing many nutrients essential for human health. This long-lived tree contributes to the health and well-being of humans and the environment in countless ways. The majestic tree, with its large, glossy leaves and globular fruit, is both beautiful and calming. For many, it evokes fond childhood memories of home gardens and yards that contained but a single tree. There the families gathered in its shade, sharing meals made of this versatile fruit.

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Botanical Books by Indigenous Authors

August 4, 2020

August 9, 2020 is the United Nations International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and […]

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NTBG 2019 Annual Report now available online

July 28, 2020

NTBG’s 2019 Annual Report is now available. The concise report presents an overview of NTBG’s […]

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NTBG Featured on ‘Plants Are Cool Too’

July 28, 2020

The National Tropical Botanical Garden has been featured on the Youtube Series ‘Plants are Cool […]

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Plant Health by Diane Ragone

October 1, 2020

Breadfruit is a valuable source of delicious food providing many nutrients essential for human health. This long-lived tree contributes to the health and well-being of humans and the environment in countless ways. The majestic tree, with its large, glossy leaves and globular fruit, is both beautiful and calming. For many, it evokes fond childhood memories of home gardens and yards that contained but a single tree. There the families gathered in its shade, sharing meals made of this versatile fruit.

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International Year of Plant Health

August 17, 2020

by Nina Rønsted, NTBG Director of Science and Conservation The United Nations has declared 2020 […]

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NTBG 2019 Annual Report now available online

July 28, 2020

NTBG’s 2019 Annual Report is now available. The concise report presents an overview of NTBG’s […]

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NTBG is back – forKauai Magazine

July 14, 2020

Article published in “forKauai” Magazine.“The National Tropical Botanical Garden has reopened its Kaua‘i’s gardens to […]

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Going Native in South Florida

September 15, 2020

The Kampong’s efforts to grow plants native to Florida fulfill a dual role: conservation of native flora and public education.

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Botanical Books by Indigenous Authors

August 4, 2020

August 9, 2020 is the United Nations International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and […]

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NTBG 2019 Annual Report now available online

July 28, 2020

NTBG’s 2019 Annual Report is now available. The concise report presents an overview of NTBG’s […]

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Science, Conservation and Research Review

June 29, 2020

June 30, 2020 NTBG is a global resource for tropical plant knowledge. The expertise of […]

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