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Plantations director Don Rakow speaks on the importance of public gardens at New York City's 92nd Street Y

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According to research, by 2050, one-third of all known plant species could be lost. Public gardens address this threat to biodiversity. This is one of many reasons why public gardens are important, Don Rakow illustrated in his lecture, "Why Do We Need Green Spaces?" on March 14th.

Read more about Don Rakow's lecture in the March 20 Cornell Chronicle Online article, "Public Gardens help feed hungry, preserve biodiversity."

Don Rakow standing outside the 92nd Street Y in New York City. Photo by David Gipson.