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Summer heat can have a detrimental effect on employees and volunteers who work outdoors or within indoor environments with elevated temperatures.
Citizen science offers the opportunity to actively involve a variety of audiences both on site and in communities with our collections, our research, and our conservation activities, increasing scientific and environmental literacy as well as awareness
This presentation reveals how gardens efforts have helped surpass the goals of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge!
Public engagement in botanical research has the potential to simultaneously advance research, science literacy, research sustainability, and workforce diversification goals, if strategies are carefully crafted and implemented to do so.
Volunteers are key to most stewardship programs. During this webcast we’ll look at: How does the organization develop and maintain their volunteer program?
Virginia has developed a successful urban tree citizen volunteer program, Tree Stewards.
The success of community forests relies on good management by municipal staff, volunteer groups, and tree boards framed around well-written ordinances.
Any garden or organization can benefit from a diversified volunteer corps with differing skill sets as well as being a welcoming and supportive space.
Seasoned Volunteer Managers will offer advice for staff members who work with volunteers. How can you make the most of this valuable resource while helping staff build leadership skills?
Presented by Karen Christeson of Idaho Botanical Gardens at the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium, this presentation will cover how to build a dynamic volunteer program that establishes lasting relationships and successful experiences.