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The United Nations has established a new decade, beginning in 2020, focused on the power of Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).
Academic campuses across the Great Plains can serve as landscapes for teaching and learning about native flora of cultural importance with regard to food, medicine, and lifeways.
Public Gardens are positioned to not only support the protection of plants but lessons about how they intersect with thriving communities as well.
The nation’s forest land area remains stable, but the composition and distribution of those forests is changing.
This presentation reveals how gardens efforts have helped surpass the goals of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge!
With this guide, cities can take advantage of the SDG framework and other cities’ experiences, saving valuable time and resources in setting goals and strategies while not reinventing the wheel.
Successful programs of crop wild relative (CWR) exploration, conservation, and utilization are ultimately dependent on sustained public prioritization and support, which in turn requires public awareness and engagement.
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
This paper examines Urban Advantage, a thirteen-year partnership in New York City, between eight cultural institutions (botanical gardens among them) and the Department of Education, as a ‘case’ of a long-lasting research practice partnership that has h
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.