Garden Closed

The United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is temporarily closed to the public to reduce the risk of transmitting COVID-19 coronavirus.

Whenever possible, the USBG will reschedule public programs and events originally scheduled during the closure period. Please monitor the USBG website at www.USBG.gov for updates to operating status. Many resources can still be accessed online, including educational worksheets and manuals, fact sheets and more, and some of our programs will also be made available online.

Elizabeth Barton

Elizabeth Barton
Volunteer Coordinator
Public Programs
(202) 226-8066

Elizabeth Barton has a passion for horticultural education and making science more approachable to everyone through informal education and social media. She recently completed a master's in Public Horticulture Administration from the Longwood Graduate Program, where she researched public garden social media use and millennial engagement strategies. She also has a master's in Plant Science from the University of Maryland, where she researched green roof systems and plant establishment. Elizabeth has a B.S. from the University of Delaware in Landscape Horticulture and Design. Elizabeth is a modern dancer and performs with several different companies in the DC-Maryland-Virginia region.