Garden Scholars 2024!

The Garden Scholar Awards Application is now open for our 2024 Education, Finance & Operations, and Plant Collections Symposia. Please review the requirements below in advance of applying. Applications are due by 11:59pm ET on July 1, 2024.

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Open House: Buffalo Trace Distillery Arboretum

Join us Buffalo Trace Distillery Arboretum on Thursday, July 25 to network and learn with other public gardens professionals! This Open House will provide a behind the scenes look at Buffalo Trace Distillery Arboretum and Blanton Botanical Gardens & Bird Sanctuary. More details coming soon.

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2024 Conference
Red Butte Botanic Garden

Education Community Symposium

August 19-21, 2-24 | Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City, UT

As educators, we facilitate deep and meaningful connections with nature. How can more of these connections become lasting transformations? Together we can look beyond the horizon to envision how public gardens can grow their relevance in shaping a more sustainable future for our planet.

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APGA Becomes CFRE Participating Organization

As a Participating Organization, fundraising professionals who work for gardens that are members of APGA receive a 20 percent discount on Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) initial certification and recertification. CFRE Participating Organizations promote CFRE certification to their members to support fundraising professionals in centering their work on globally accepted ethical best practices.

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2024 Annual Conference

Conference Location & Hotel: Boston Park Plaza 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street Boston, MA 02116 Theme: The conference theme, Rooted...


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