Environmental News

A curated set of environmental news stories brought to you by the Gottlieb Native Garden team.


Diane Shader Smith

Plant for pollinators: Grants available for native plants

Volunteers helping sagebrush, wildflowers grow where fires burned

Volunteers with the Columbia Basin chapter of Washington’s Native Plant Society met up at a local hiking hotspot in southeastern Washington on a cold November afternoon to replant sagebrush tubelings and scatter seeds on a small section of the burn scar.

Want to help birds this winter? Plant native berries.

Many birds turn to calorie-packed berries in autumn for an energy boost

Tarzana Native Plant Fair – Free Admission

The Tarzana Community & Cultural Center presents its 3rd Annual Native Plant Fair this Saturday, November 11 from 11 am – 4 pm. Bring the whole family to learn all about native plants and how they can transform your gardens and our entire urban landscape.

This new group is growing native plants in Highland Park

I saw Doug Tallamy of Homegrown National Park speak at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens and he was talking about the importance of native plants. I had heard of them, but never knew how crucial they were to the ecosystem.

Rose Creek Native Plant Garden a hidden treasure in Pacific Beach

Students and faculty enjoy campus native garden

Love California native plants? Check out our collab with P.F. Candle Co.

Monarch butterflies appear to be everywhere these days. Is the crisis over

Across New England, a group is working to find – and save – native plants

Before you can save a seed, you have to find it. On a clear day this summer, our search began just a few steps off a trail near a rocky ledge in southern Connecticut.