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Playing Your Part: An Orchestra's Guide to Public Policy Advocacy

This guide can be applied to public gardens as a resource for public policy advocacy. When you’re telling a prospective donor, reporter, or civic leader what your garden does and why it matters, you’re engaging in advocacy.

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1/18/18
Plants, People, Planet

How can plant science solve the global challenges of the 21st century?

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12/6/17
With Healing in Mind: How Public Gardens at Colleges and Universities Can Promote Student Mental Health

At American colleges and universities today, one in two students feels more than average stress, while one in three suffers from a mental illness. Clearly, the mental well-being of students on these campuses is a cause of great concern.

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12/4/17
Climate From the Field: Extension, Outreach and Engagement

A collaboration between the Climate Learning Network and the Climate Science Initiative, this webinar provides an overview of the USDA No

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11/16/17
Association Advocacy Policy

Emerging public policy debates or proposed regulations, legislation, initiatives or other policies may affect the Association’s mission. Learn about the Association's advocacy role by using the conditions and procedures found in this document. 

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10/26/17
Urban Cemeteries as Public Gardens

Mount Auburn, Laurel Hill, and Green-Wood, all established in the 1830s in Boston, Philadelphia, and Brooklyn respectively, were the first three “rural cemeteries” in the nation.

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7/9/17
Building Common Ground: Museum Hill Partners

Museum Hill in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is home to the Santa Fe Botanical Garden, four varied museums, the largest annual gathering of international folk artists, and the National Park Service.

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7/8/17
The role of botanic gardens in the twenty-first century

Sarada Krishnan (Denver Botanic Gardens) and Ari Novy (the United States Botanic Garden) recently teamed up to write and publish an article on "The role of botanic gardens in the twenty-first century", providing a contemporary roadmap and guidance for t

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4/3/17
Public Gardens as Sensible Beacons of Plant Invasion

Invasive plant species can grow in natural areas even as they are commercially available throughout that region.

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9/24/16
The Role of Public Gardens in Sustainable Community Development

This project directly addresses that gap in the public gardens’ knowledge of how to embed their unique expertise into the broader agenda of sustainable community development.

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10/30/15

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