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Academic campuses across the Great Plains can serve as landscapes for teaching and learning about native flora of cultural importance with regard to food, medicine, and lifeways.
Social vulnerability is a term describing how resilient a community is when confronted by external stresses on human health. These stresses can range from natural or human-caused disasters to disease outbreaks.
More than 450 scientists from around the world recently released findings showing that up to one million species may become threatened with extinction.
Improving urban forests is one of the solutions to achieving several of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and making cities healthier and more livable for people.
Public Gardens are positioned to not only support the protection of plants but lessons about how they intersect with thriving communities as well.
Despite the resonant theme of plant biodiversity inherent in the public garden sector, institutions grapple with a staggering lack of human biodiversity in their staffs, member base, donors, and audiences.
Public gardens across America are responding to an influx of refugees/immigrants from many parts of the world with edible garden displays showcasing the increased diversity of our visitors.
Contact your elected representatives and let them know how you feel about plants, our web of life, and the ecosystem services we all depend upon:
Association Director of External Relations Joan Thomas leads a webinar showing how make the most of the MobileCause platform for MYGARDEN - a fundraising tool the Association offers for National Public Gardens Week.