Nick Gershberg

Nick Gershberg

Biology Department Staff




519 Milbank Hall


Director, Greenhouse Operations

Nick Gershberg is the Director of Greenhouse Operations for the Arthur Ross Greenhouse at Barnard College. He is responsible for the curation and maintenance of the Greenhouse’s extensive conservatory of tropical, arid and Mediterranean plant species, and assists Plant Science researchers in experimental design and implementation. He specializes in container horticulture, and is trained in plant propagation, greenhouse management, and bonsai technique. He has instructed for the New York Botanical Garden’s Department of Adult Education, where he has taught the certificate track course in Greenhouse Practices, as well as various workshops and weekend classes. A native New Yorker, Nick’s interests focus on how controlled and specialized growing environments can enhance local biodiversity, scientific inquiry, and quality of life in an urban environment.