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Press Releases

Shake off the Winter Doldrums with Beaks & Barks at Huntsville Botanical Garden
January 7, 2020

Beaks & Barks returns this month to Huntsville Botanical Garden. From January 18 through February 29, visitors are welcome to bring their canine companions to the Garden during regular hours to enjoy strolls along our dedicated pet-friendly paths or playtime in the no-leash zone.

For birding enthusiasts, this is an excellent time of year to grab your binoculars and head outdoors. The Garden is considered a birding hotspot by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and its Lewis Birding Trail is devoted to conservation, education, and the enjoyment of birdlife.

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Galaxy of Lights Opens Next Week at Huntsville Botanical Garden
November 7, 2019

Next week the Huntsville Botanical Garden will begin welcoming the tens of thousands of visitors who walk and drive through Galaxy of Lights each year. The event is entirely a volunteer-run operation that began in 1996 with 25 light displays and has expanded to almost 200 displays featuring everything from traditional holiday vignettes to dinosaurs, nursery rhyme characters, and, of course, botanical scenes.

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Huntsville Botanical Garden Announces New CEO
September 3, 2019

The board of directors of Huntsville Botanical Garden is pleased to announce that Sue Wagner has been named Chief Executive Officer. Wagner’s selection follows the retirement of Paula Steigerwald who announced her intentions in February after serving as president and CEO for the past 17 years.

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Steigerwald Retirement
March 11, 2019

The Huntsville Botanical Garden Board of Directors has announced
that CEO Paula Steigerwald has announced her retirement effective August 30, 2019. Steigerwald has served as CEO since joining the garden in 2002. During her tenure, the garden has undergone transformation and growth.

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New Cafe at Huntsville Botanical Garden
February 28, 2019

Restaurant Partners, Inc. released today that they will open the Dogwood Café inside the Huntsville Botanical Garden Welcome Center. The Café will open officially March 11, 2019, and be open from 11 am until 5 pm daily.

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