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Visiting Safely During COVID-19

September 18, 2020

As we welcome our community and visitors back to experience the beauty of Royal Botanical Gardens’ (RBG), we are making every effort to help ensure ...

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Supporting RBG During COVID-19

September 8, 2020

Without plants, human beings wouldn’t exist. You and your loved ones rely on plants for food and the air we breathe. Plants power many aspects ...

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Incentive Program for Ontario Healthcare Workers – Extended!

September 3, 2020

Royal Botanical Gardens is grateful to those in the healthcare community that have been working tirelessly to keep their communities safe in the fight against ...

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All Outdoor Garden Areas Opening with Limited Hours in Phased Reopening

June 3, 2020

As part of a phased re-opening, Royal Botanical Gardens will be opening all outdoor garden areas to the public, beginning Friday, June 5. These areas ...

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RBG to Open Arboretum in Next Phase of Re-opening

May 25, 2020

Royal Botanical Gardens will be opening its Arboretum to the public beginning Wednesday, May 27. We welcome our community to experience the beauty of Royal Botanical ...

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RBG to Open Select Trails for Public Use

May 15, 2020

With the recent announcement of provincial parks reopening for passive use, and considering Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer guidelines, Royal Botanical Gardens will begin opening select ...

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Welcome to the NEW

May 6, 2020

Connect with nature in a brand-new way with the new RBG.CA! As we all do our best to safely celebrate the emergence of spring, Royal ...

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An Update from Royal Botanical Gardens regarding the Chedoke Creek Spill

May 4, 2020

Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) has reviewed the City of Hamilton’s recent findings report regarding the evaluation of the impacts to Cootes Paradise and Chedoke Creek ...

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Temporary Closure of Royal Botanical Gardens

March 27, 2020

As organizations worldwide take increased measures to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Royal Botanical Gardens is extending the length of its temporary closure until ...

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