Protecting forest health

& Plant Conservation

The Plant Protection Program encompasses a variety of activities and resources that engage public gardens in forest health protection and plant conservation. Learn more about how your garden can participate through our programs below.

Sentinel Plant Network

Scouting resources, diagnostic support and educational materials to help public gardens stop serious pests and diseases by working on the front lines of early detection and engaging community members as citizen scientists!

Cover images of educational materials available in the Plant Protection Program Store

Plant Protection Program Store

Use our free interpretive signs and educational materials to enhance the experiential learning opportunities at your garden.

The store is available for members only. You must be logged in to your membership account to access the store. We recommend that you login in first before viewing the store for ease of access.

Plant Heroes

Plant Heroes educational materials are valuable resources for public garden professionals, parents, and educators looking for innovative ways to educate young learners about the importance of plants, forest ecosystems, and plant conservation.