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After several cases of fires started from disposable grills at the Grønevika and Sandholna bathing areas, Bergen municipality has now imposed a ban on the use of single-use grills. A communal grill has been set up in Grønevika which is available to all.
New insights into the evolutionary origins of unique African high mountain botanical diversity published in PNAS.
New Rhododendron cultivar named in honour of 25th anniversary of the Norwegian Rhododendron Society.
GCC Erica paper sets out challenges and a plan of action for conserving the wealth of species in biodiversity hotspots.
There are 15 'stolper' - way-point poles - to hunt down at the University Gardens at Milde this year, set out in cooperation with Stolpejakten Bergen Sør.
It's time to repaint Blondehuset's exterior.
Easter is just around the corner and it's time to decorate both outside and inside.
Are you interested in plants, nature and horticulture? Do you like working outdoors? We need extra help for our plant collections. Application deadline 25th February.
Join us for exciting and informative events at the Arboretum, Botanic Garden and Museum Garden!
Identify tree species in winter from the buds and catkins that they developed last year in preparation for spring
Have you ever considered the importance of botany is in our Christmas traditions? Aromatic spices, traditional nuts and fruits, and of course Christmas decorations. Learn more at our Christmas exhibition in Blondehuset.
The winners of the photo competition were announced at the autumn meeting of the friends of the Arboretum
The Arboretum at Milde turns 50 years old. Half a century of painstakingly constructed collections, with national expertise in trees, shrubs, heather and roses, with beautiful, exciting and unexpected nature experiences, with recreation and time for reflection.
We are looking for a gardener (research technician) at the Museum Garden in central Bergen. Application deadline 31st October 2021
On the occasion of the Arboretum's 50th anniversary, we have made an exhibition of plants with a known history from Bergen, in Blondehushagen.
On Saturday 21 August 2021, the Bergen Botanical Garden turns 25. From the original site at the Natural History Museum (now the Museum Garden), the new garden was opened at Milde in 1996.
An anniversary book, newly planted Ginkgo, rose platform, and events in glorious weather. The Arboretum can look back on great celebrations of the 50th anniversary.
The beautiful new platform will be ready in time for our 50th anniversary, Arboretum day, 29th of August.

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