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Greenhouse Manual: An Introductory Guide for Educators

Across the United States, a growing number of schools and educational programs are planting gardens, engaging in Farm to School activities, and integrating plant science into the curriculum.

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11/6/19
Fourth National Climate Assessment

The impacts of climate change are already being felt in communities across the country.
More frequent and intense extreme weather and climate-related events, as well as changes

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11/29/18
Outside Our Doors

The Nature Conservancy have worked carefully to present a comprehensive analysis of current evidence on how our human communities need nature in and around them to thrive.

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2/14/18
Public-Private Partnerships: Leveraging the Strengths of Government and The Private Sector

In this four-part series, EFC director Dan Nees speaks with local government leaders who are partnering with the private sector in innovative ways to better manage stormwater and achieve shared community goals.  These seasoned practitioners share succes

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1/31/18
Running a Production Nursery with a Conservation Focus in the Public Eye

To be tenable in the modern age, botanical gardens are obligated to be more than just display gardens but are called to be active parts of their community, both locally and globally.

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9/24/16
An Ecologist in the Garden: Public Garden Management Lessons from Natural Areas Ecology

As public gardens continue to place increased emphasis on sustainable landscape and operational strategies, learning to look to the sciences of ecology and natural areas management becomes of greater practical

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9/24/16
Energy-Saving Trees

Public gardens have the capacity to have a positive influence on their community though interactions with their guests.

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9/22/16
Adkins Arboretum Natural Areas Management Plan 2011

Adkins Arboretum’s mission is to promote the appreciation and conservation of
the native plants of the Delmarva Peninsula. The Arboretum’s diverse setting of

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11/4/15
Cornell Waste Management Institute Resources

Solid waste educational materials produced by CWMI are available to help people make informed decisions about managing wastes.

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11/1/15
NYC Compost Project in the Bronx

The NYC Compost Project in the Bronx provides compost outreach and education to Bronx community gardeners, schools, residents, organizations, and businesses.

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11/1/15