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Aligning Place and Concept for Collections-Driven Programming

Living collections are at the center of botanic garden interpretation and education. Increasingly, however, gardens implement learning approaches that disconnect the concepts from the collections. How do we, as garden education professionals, craft...

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6/28/19
The Global Museum: natural history collections and the future of evolutionary biology and public education

Natural history museums are unique spaces for interdisciplinary research and for educational
innovation. Through extensive exhibits and public programming and by hosting rich
communities of amateurs, students, and researchers at all...

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5/2/19
Climate is Changing Collections Management

As climate change places continued pressure upon wild-plant populations, botanical gardens and arboreta become increasingly indispensable conservation agents. Not only are collection managers faced with harder...

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9/24/16
Landscape for Life

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Pollinator Education and Outreach: Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center uses a blend of education and conservation to support pollinators. The Wildflower Center provides visitors at plant sales with native plant species to create pollinator-...

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7/1/16
United States Botanic Garden

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Pollinator Education and Outreach: United States Botanic Garden

The United States Botanic Garden educates visitors about pollinator-related conservation methods through a variety of programming, interpretation, and partnerships. In addition to cooperating on the...

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7/1/16