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Agroforestry: Enhancing Resiliency in U.S. Agricultural Landscapes Under Changing Conditions

Agroforestry, the intentional integration of trees and shrubs into crop and animal production systems, is being deployed to enhance productivity, profitability, and environmental stewardship of agricultural operations and lands across the United States.

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3/12/18
An Evaluation of Food Systems Education and Interpretation in U.S. Public Gardens

The primary goals of this research were to 1) determine how public gardens are addressing food systems education, 2) discern what information gardens communicate about challenges facing food systems, and 3) identify barriers to including challenging and

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3/1/18
Climate Change Global Food Security and the U.S. Food System

The Climate Change, Global Food Security, and U.S.

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3/1/18
Agriculture and the Future of Food: The Role of Botanic Gardens

The more than 320 million Americans alive today depend on plants for our food, clothing, shelter, medicine, and other critical resources.

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3/1/18
Food-Related Programming in Public Gardens

The purpose of this research was to investigate the prevalence and depth of food-related programs currently offered by members of the American Public Gardens Association.

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3/1/18
The Power of Trees

New research shows that trees communicate with one another and share nutrients through their roots! They need each other. In urban areas, trees also help us with health, economic and social benefits. They are part of our culture. We need them.

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2/14/18
Developing Climate-Change Resilience in Conservation Plants

Learn about plants being selected and tested for climate change adaptability in coastal areas for agricultural and conservation purposes in this video, funded by the USDA-Nort

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2/14/18
The future of plant conservation: linking to the U.N. 2030 Sustainable Development Goals

This video from the 6th Global Botanic Gardens Congress features Cristián Samper who joined WCS as President and Chief Executive Officer of WCS in August 2012.

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1/31/18
Planetary Boundaries and Human Opportunities

This course aims at expanding and updating participant’s ‘conceptual toolbox’ in matters of global sustainability.

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12/11/17
Exploring Culinary Arts Programs at Public Horticulture Institutions

Demand for food and beverages that are locally grown and made, organic, and nutritious has been on the rise in recent years, and many public gardens are recognizing the interest in and need for programming about these topics.

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12/4/17

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