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IDEA Cafe-December 2020

We introduce the members of our Board Appointed IDEA Committee, share resources already available for members’ use, and provide pathways for you to be involved on a wide range of topics and help the Committee do more to support your garden IDEA needs.

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12/4/20
Park Equity, Life Expectancy, and Power Building

Urban parks and green spaces are essential community infrastructure that protect public health by providing opportunities for physical activity, time in nature, social connection, and respite.

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12/4/20
Small herbaria contribute unique biogeographic records to county, locality, and temporal scales

With digitization and data sharing initiatives underway over the last 15 years, an important need has been prioritizing specimens to digitize.

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12/1/20
Bartlett Tree Experts Series: Boxwoods

Boxwoods: The Good, the Bad, and the Alternatives

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11/19/20
Enhancing Consumer Horticulture’s Millennial Outreach: Social Media, Retail, and Public Garden Perspectives

The millennial generation, born between 1981 and 1996, is the largest demographic age group in the United States. This generation of plant enthusiasts has experienced financial setbacks; nevertheless, they collectively wield immense economic power.

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11/13/20
Connect, Learn, and Get Inspired with Plant Heroes!

This year has challenged all of us in ways we could never have predicted, but it has also shown how resilient we can be if we work together.

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11/12/20
Using botanic gardens and arboreta to help identify urban trees for the future

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

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11/9/20
Millions, Billions, and Trillions - Do You Have the Tools to Keep New Trees Alive?

To keep pace with the increasing impacts of climate change, people across the country are planting more and more trees. But how will you track these trees to make sure you get the optimal return on this investment of time and resources?

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11/2/20
New Ideas for Moving Place-Based Learning Online

Watch this webinar in our series of looking at how we can move place-based education online, given the impact of COVID-19.

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10/27/20
Inclusivity in Cooperative Extension Programming, With an Emphasis on Natural Resources and Climate Change

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.

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10/27/20

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