Published: Nov. 19, 2021

A night with National Geographic Explorers and their work around the world.


Photos of people


Stories from around the world educate us, expose us to new cultures, tell us what makes us human and show us where we can make a difference. Join us for explorations and stories that span the world, from the Himalayas to your own backyard, and topics that range from bee biology to political boundaries. Light snacks will be served.

Date and Time: Thursday, December 2, 6-8 p.m.

Location: Sturm Family Auditorium, Denver Botanic Gardens


Brian Buma:  The Last Tree on Earth: The world’s southernmost tree, forest and explorations on the wild islands of Cape Horn, Chile.

Robbie Hart: Botany at the Heights: Tracking the effects of climate change on Himalayan plants and people.

Rebecca Theobald: Know Your Resources: Exploring the Giant Map of Colorado

Melanie Kirby: Flying High with the Bees: Beekeeping  in the intermountain region through a place and purpose-based breeding program to support mindful management and biodiversity.

Cat Jaffee: The Power to Protect: The collaborations and controversies of sacred site conservation in the Okavango River Basin.

Price: $7, $5 Denver Botanic Gardens member.

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Proceeds help to support conservation and biodiversity research at Denver Botanic Gardens.

If cost is prohibitive, scholarships are available. Email

Photo Credit: Cat Jaffee