For the past 120 years, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has excelled in showcasing beauty. Today, this history of excellence serves as a platform to demonstrate that people, plants, health, planet and beauty are inextricably interconnected, and that sustainable action – from the construction of the world’s greenest building to the planting of a raised vegetable garden bed in a backyard – is the key to ensuring that these critical interconnections are harmonious, mutually beneficial, healthy and preserved for future generations. 

Phipps and Climate Change

Our sustainable buildings, operations, research, and educational programming are driven by our position on climate change. Read on to discover what we're doing.

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Discover the revolutionary sustainable buildings, programs and practices on our campus.

Bring the beauty and sustainability of Phipps to your backyard with our collection of resources.

Learn about the outreach programs that help us spread our message beyond the garden. 

Learn about our research and discovery efforts, essential elements to securing a greener future. 

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