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BHS: Heat Stress

Summer heat can have a detrimental effect on employees and volunteers who work outdoors or within indoor environments with elevated temperatures.

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8/5/19
Engaging Diverse Audiences in Conservation and Research through Citizen Science

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

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7/8/19
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
Scaling up public engagement in botanical research

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.

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1/30/19
How to Make the Most out of Your Volunteer Stewardship Program

Volunteers are key to most stewardship programs. During this webcast we’ll look at: How does the organization develop and maintain their volunteer program?

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9/17/18
Tree Stewards: Case Study of A Virginia Urban Tree Volunteer Program

Virginia has developed a successful urban tree citizen volunteer program, Tree Stewards.

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8/28/18
Promoting Urban & Community Forestry through Staffing, Volunteer Groups, Tree Boards, & Ordinances

The success of community forests relies on good management by municipal staff, volunteer groups, and tree boards framed around well-written ordinances.

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7/2/18
Lessons from the Field: Volunteers and Accessibility

Any garden or organization can benefit from a diversified volunteer corps with differing skill sets as well as being a welcoming and supportive space.

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6/21/18
Building Leadership Capacity: Helping Staff Succeed with Volunteers

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?

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6/20/18
Volunteers! Our Most Precious Resource

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. 

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1/17/18

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