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On-Demand: Sustainable Community Development

Join us during this webinar to learn more about how your garden can enhance its sustainable community development goals. Gardens across the globe are learning how they can better serve and engage their communities with the goal of increasing visitation...

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8/31/21
Conservation Gap Analysis of U.S. Trees in Nine Priority Genera

Trees are facing increasing threats globally, including habitat loss, natural systems modification, land-use change, climate change, and pests and diseases. With more than 800 native tree species in the continental United States and more than 60,000...

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8/30/21
Perception of Nature Play in Children’s Gardens: A Survey of Decision Makers from North American Public Gardens

Children’s gardens have been an increasingly popular addition to North American public gardens in the last two decades. Unlike their counterparts established in healthcare facilities and early-education centers, children’s gardens in public gardens are...

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8/27/21
Uncovering Historic Daffodils at The New York Botanical Garden

The New York Botanical Garden’s daffodil collection was established in 1898 with a gift of about 52 varieties from British horticulturist Peter Barr. In 1924 the collection grew exponentially with a naturalized planting across a sprawling hillside in...

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8/27/21
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Executive Garden Leaders Annual Meeting/Town Hall

Join the Executive Garden Leaders Community for their Annual Meeting and Town Hall to discuss current issues and ideas in the world of garden leaders. 

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8/26/21
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Design & Planning Town Hall

Join the Design & Planning Community for their Annual Meeting and Town Hall to discuss current issues and ideas in the world of design and planning.

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8/23/21
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Education Town Hall

Join the Education Community for their Annual Meeting and Town Hall to discuss current issues and ideas in the world of education.

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8/19/21
BHS: The Importance of Two-factor Authentication

Last year in July, the world was learning of the Blackbaud data breach targeting the many non-profit organization that they serve. Sadly, this breach jeopardized the personal information of donors around the world. We walked through the Cyber Insurance...

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8/17/21
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Arts & Exhibitions Town Hall

Join the Arts & Exhibitions Community for their Annual Meeting and a Town Hall to discuss current tips, tricks, and problems we all see in the world of Arts & Exhibitions.

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8/12/21
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Plant Conservation Town Hall

Join the Plant Conservation Community for their Annual Meeting and Town Hall to discuss current issues and ideas in the world of plant conservation.

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8/11/21
Putting the Right Plants in the Right Places

Just because a plant grows in your area does not mean your project is designed in a fashion that the plant will thrive on your project.  This Habitat Tip outlines the process of trying to "put a square peg into a round hole" and how to make sure and...

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8/10/21
Learning About Forests (LEAF) Outdoor Education Activities for Schools, Using Nature as a Classroom

Learning about Forests’ vision is to see an increased level of awareness and knowledge about the key role forest ecosystems play on our planet. Through its pedagogical process, the programme helps reflect on all the functions forests fulfil; cultural,...

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8/10/21
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Historic Landscapes Annual Meeting/Town Hall

Join the Historical Landscapes Community for their Annual Meeting and Town Hall to discuss current issues and ideas in the world of historic landscapes.

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8/10/21
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Guest Services Annual Meeting/Town Hall

Join the Guest Services Community for their Annual Meeting and Town Hall to discuss current issues and ideas in the world of guest services.

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8/6/21
Sharing Power: A Frank Discussion Between Funders and Grantees

The term “power-sharing” means many things to many people. Hilary Pennington, Executive Vice President of the Ford Foundation, and Sam Cobbs, CEO of Tipping Point Community, join with two of their current grantees —National Immigration Law Center...

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8/3/21
Plant symbiosis: The good, the bad, and the complicated: The 18th Smithsonian Botanical Symposium

The 18th Smithsonian Botanical Symposium, co-hosted by the Smithsonian’s Department of Botany and the United States Botanic Garden, was held virtually over two days on May 13 and 14, 2021. The Symposium, “Plant symbiosis: The good, the bad, and the...

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7/30/21
Loon Preservation Committee works to keep loons’ eerie call echoing across New Hampshire’s lakes

The Loon Preservation Committee, based in New Hampshire, has been studying the breeding behaviors of loons for decades. The Local Motives duo Nate Murray and Cody Pfister went to New Hampshire to learn from the committee team. Climate change, with its...

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7/30/21
College & University Gardens Town Hall

Join the College & University Gardens Community for their Annual Meeting and Town Hall to discuss current issues and ideas in the world of college and university gardens.

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7/30/21
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Marketing and Communications Town Hall

Join the Marketing and Communications Community for their Annual Meeting and Town Hall to discuss current issues and ideas in the world of marketing and communications.

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7/28/21
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Finance and Operations Town Hall

Join the Finance and Operations for a Town Hall/Annual Meeting to discuss new ideas and issues in the world of finance and operations.

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7/27/21

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