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CommuniTree: A Model for Engaging Communities in Tree Planting and Maintenance Projects

Tree planting can help communities achieve many resiliency goals such as cooling heat islands, reducing stormwater floods, and building neighborhood cohesion.

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4/13/20
Asset-Based Community Development Institute Toolkit

The following is a collection of tools from ABCD faculty members as well as individuals and organizations that embody the principles of ABCD in their work.

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10/16/19
Be a Star Conference Presenter: Design a Session That Reflects How People Learn Best

Educators know, based on years of research, that effective learning happens when learners are:

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9/13/19
Embracing Indigenous Values in Public Gardens and in Our Communities

Public Gardens are positioned to not only support the protection of plants but lessons about how they intersect with thriving communities as well.

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7/9/19
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
A Natural Connection: Green Spaces, Migratory Birds, and our Latinx Community

How do you invite Latinx visitors to your programs? Do these Spanish-speaking community members feel welcome in your space? We explore community partnerships and recommended approaches to maximize success.

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6/28/19
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
Taking Up Residence: The Multifaceted Benefits of Artist Residency Programs in Gardens

Artist in Residence programs have been popular in the art world for some time, but few gardens take advantage of this opportunity.

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7/9/17
The Role of Public Gardens in Revitalizing Communities

While many municipalities have seen a return of commercial and residential investment, too many remain mired in cycles of poverty, community degradation, poor quality education, and unemployment.

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7/9/17
Holocaust Survivors and War Veterans: Unique Rehabilitation Programs for Socially Aware Gardens

Jerusalem Botanical Gardens has pioneered a change in the role public gardens play in their community.

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7/7/17

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