Archived Webinars and Online Programs

Marketing & Communications Webinar - Plugging In

Organized by the APGA Marketing and Communications Professional Section
An insightful and informative learning experience - a fantastic way to kick off the Marketing & Communications Professional Section Webinar series!
View this Webinar Here
In this webinar Erik Gensler, President of Capacity Interactive, shared his expertise. Using research and case studies, he provided guidelines and strategies for evolving your organization in the digital age as well as actionable tips to focus and bolster your digital marketing. The session explored best practices in social media, web analytics, website strategy, digital advertising, and content creation. There were takeaways for both digital novices and experienced practitioners.
Sponsored by Bok Tower Gardens & The Morton Arboretum


Technology Tuesdays Webinar Series

Hosted by the APGA Technology and Innovation Professional Section (TIPS)

Video Collaboration Tools - View this webinar here.

This webinar review tips for conducting a successful webinar and, then, presenters from across the nation will present a rapid-fire overview of five video collaboration tools including Adobe Connect, Hangouts on Air,, GoToMeeting, and WebEx.

Collaboration & Communication: Dedicated Tools - View this webinar here.

The webinar recording presents three institutional perspectives on their choices of dedicated tools for collaboration and communication.(Cloud-based tools, Trello, Jira, Slack, and Zapier, and SmartSheet).

All-in-One Platforms - View this webinar here.

This webinar features three institutions’ perspectives on their choices of all-in-one platforms for internal and external collaboration and communication (Google Apps, Office 365, Sharepoint).


Collections Clarity Webinar Series

Hosted by the APGA Plant Collections Professional Section 

  1. To view Introduction To Plant Collections: Defining And Communicating Their Role In The Garden,  please visit:
  2. To view Unlocking Your Documentation Toolbox, please visit:
  3. To view The Policies Behind the Plants, please visit 

Association of Fundraising Professionals Webinar-Audioconference Series 2015


FREE for APGA Members with special code!  (Need the code? Contact APGA at 610.708.3010 or email

View the 2015 webinar calendar here! - Approved for CFRE Continuing Education Credits!

To register, click here to visit the AFP website. 

Can't make it? APGA members can access past AFP webinars for FREE at anytime. Simply click here to select the webinar you wish to view and enter the discount code during checkout.



EECapacity for Public Garden Educators

A webinar-based course on environmental education

EECapacity for Public Garden Educators consists of an introductory video plus three webinar modules. The overall goal of the program is to guide public garden educators as they seek to develop outreach programs aimed at improving environmental awareness among their constituents. Registrants who participate in all three webinars and submit a project plan will receive a certificate of completion form the EECapacity program.


Promoting Environmental Justice
Provided by: Dr. Don Rakow, Associate Professor of Horticulture, Cornell University.   


Laying the Groundwork: Introducing children to ecological concepts underlying climate change
Provided by: Dr. Jennifer Schwarz Ballard, Associate Vice President of Education, Chicago Botanic Garden.


Emerging Professionals Webinar

Hosted by APGA's Emerging Professionals Professional Section

Duration:  30 minutes

Feature speaker:   Jeff Downing, Executive Director of Mt. Cuba Center

Content:   The Emerging Professionals section presents its first webinar as a window into a director's view on emerging into Public Gardens. Jeff Downing takes the audience through his struggles and advice on how he emerged from a non-Horticulture background into his current position as Executive Director of Mt. Cuba Center in Hockessin, DE.

Listen to the recorded version here.