Research

2021 Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series!

Lyon Arboretum is excited to be bringing back its Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series! Feed your mind from …

National Geographic: Coffee pulp helps Costa Rican forests grow back from deforestation

Lyon Arboretum’s own Rakan Zahawi was interviewed for this National Geographic article about using coffee pulp to aid …

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New Native Hawaiian Flower Discovered

A new native Hawaiian flower has been discovered, and propagation–facilitated by a paste developed by Lyon Arboretum’s own …

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Saving native plants during COVID-19

Saving native plants during COVID-19 As museums, zoos, aquariums and botanical gardens worldwide have temporarily shut down to …

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Publication Highlights HRPP’s Work in Conservation

Check out this wonderful publication from the journal Biological Conservation that provides perspective on the conservation work carried …

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Flying Practice at Lyon for Antarctic Observations

Flying Practice at Lyon for Antarctic Observations Recent visitors to Lyon Arboretum may have noticed an unusual sight: …

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Soil Research at Lyon Arboretum

Studying Soil in Hawaiʻi for Future Food Security With an ever-increasing global human population, the demands on the …

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Mosquito Microbiome Research at Lyon Arboretum

Studying Mosquito Microbiomes to Fight Disease Mosquitoes bear pathogens that cause diseases such as dengue fever. Continual increase …