Tropical Forest Blog
Since its construction in 2006, our state-of-the-art Tropical Forest Conservatory has undergone major redesigns every three years to showcase the ecology of tropical forest regions around the world. As part of the three-year planning and design process behind our new Tropical Forest exhibit, Phipps staff members traveled to Hawaii to study first-hand the region’s biodiversity hotspots, natural resources and culture. Follow their adventures!
National Botanical Garden of Cuba
We started our day with a visit to the National Botanical Garden, an educational and research-based garden with collections of endemic Cuban plants along with Asian, African and desert collections. In the mid-1960s, Fidel Castro...
Hello from Havana
As part of the three-year planning and design process behind our upcoming Tropical Forest exhibit, Dr. Emily Kalnicky and Jordyn Melino are traveling to Cuba to study first-hand the region’s biodiversity hotspots, natural...
Tropical Forest Congo: The Movie?
We are happy to announce that Tropical Forest Congo has opened! The new exhibit reflects years of research, planning, and hard work. Over two thirds of the plant material in this space has been replaced with new plants native or...