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Cultivating Diversity: How Backpacks, GPS Units, and iPods Can Expand Organizational Reach and Encourage Inclusivity

Loaner programs including backpacks with naturalist equipment for children, GPS units for Geocaching, and iPods for Citizen Science, have become a popular and effective way for arboreta and botanical gardens to broaden the impact of their missions and i

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6/28/19
Brookside Gardens Stroll for Wellness

The positive benefits of exposure to nature and green spaces related wellness are well documented.

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4/1/19
Million Pollinator Garden Challenge

This presentation reveals how gardens efforts have helped surpass the goals of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge! 

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3/13/19
A Gamification Approach: Utilizing Citizen Science to Increase Interest in STEM

The ecoEXPLORE (Experiences Promoting Learning Outdoors for Research and Education) initiative of The North Carolina Arboretum engages youth in grades K–8 in hands-on citizen science programming while leveraging community resources.

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6/19/18
Trends Informing Program Expansion in Children and Youth Ed

Check out this presentation on Environmental Education opportunities at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden 

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11/7/17
Rediscovering a Lost Landscape: The Construction of a Piedmont Prairie

The vanishing landscape of the southeastern piedmont prairie is largely unknown to those living amongst the scattered remnants of this diverse but imperiled habitat. In 2014, staff at the Sarah P.

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7/9/17