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Earth Day at Home & Digital Toolkits for Environmental Education

Earth Day Network is committed to supporting parents and teachers in providing engaging environmental education opportunities.

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4/3/20
Guide to Building a Backyard Wildlife Habitat

If you have a yard, check out the National Wildlife Federation’s guide to building a backyard wildlife habitat.

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3/27/20
Finding Urban Nature

National Geographic offers an online guide, Finding Urban Nature that can help city dwellers.

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3/27/20
Celebrate Urban Birds Project

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology invites the public to join the Celebrate Urban Birds project, which provides links to birdcams and kits in Spanish and English.

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3/27/20
Nature Activities to Help Get You Through Coronavirus

Getting outside — but at a safe distance from other people — can be one way to boost your family’s resilience, see this article on

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3/27/20
Nature Play: Fostering Kinship Between Children and Nature in Botanic Gardens and Beyond

A crucial function of education programming in public gardens is generating relationships between children and nature. We have a unique opportunity to personalize the horticultural aspects of our institutions.

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3/9/20
“Help, I’ve Fallen into Obscurity!”: Keeping Your Programs Vital to a Maturing Audience

Is your educational programming prepared for the coming “elder boom”? Every day, 10,000 Americans reach the age of 65 and the fastest growing demographic in this country is women over age 85.

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3/9/20
Into the Caves with Earth Camp 

Connecting people to nature when you have a cave on your grounds is easy…or is it? Learn about the ups and downs of partnering with other organizations to highlight a special feature on your grounds.

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3/5/20
Start With a Story

Story is a powerful, provocative interpretive medium in botanical gardens. Plants already have a hard time attracting the interest of a plant-blind public, and lists of facts do little to bring them alive.

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3/5/20
Revitalizing Programming for the Changing Botanical Garden Audience

Green Bay Botanical Garden continually strives to meet the wants and needs of its community, but these wants and needs are changing.

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3/4/20

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