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Diversification of urban forests is essential to enhance their resilience to future biotic
threats as well as those posed by a changing climate. Arboreta and botanic gardens
Through a case study from Washington, DC, participants will learn how to get feedback from historically underrepresented groups and tailor cooperative extension programs to people of different races, ages, and academic backgrounds.
Positive interactions between people and nature inspire behaviours that are in harmony
with biodiversity conservation and also afford physical and mental health benefits.
“Plant blindness” is the cause of several problems that have plagued botany outreach
and education for over a hundred years. The general public largely does not notice
While many public gardens are open for visitors, many schools started the fall teaching remotely or having limited in-school time. Educators are thinking of and creating ways to continue to serve school groups amidst the ongoing pandemic.
A geographically diverse group of 29 ethnobiologists addresses three common themes in response to the COVID-19 global health crisis: impact on local communities, future interactions between researchers and communities, and new (or renewed) conceptual an
This group discussion, facilitated by AASHE’s Executive Director, Meghan Fay Zahniser, was guided by these questions:
Join three EE 30 Under 30 alumni, Kimi Waite, Sean Russell, and Dyson Chee, for an interactive discussion about creating collaborative interdisciplinary learning experiences that empower youth to take direct civic action to create more sustainable commu
Angela Park discusses ways to center equity in Environmental Education amid the response to COVID19.
During the month of April, AASHE led a discussion series for our community to engage with one another to talk through opportunities and challenges related to COVID-19 and sustainability.