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The Next Generation Science Standards & Public Garden Education

Connecting the Next Generation Science Standards to your programs can be a daunting task.

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9/24/16
Supporting Pollinators through Local & National Collaboration

Public gardens regularly share their practices for attracting and nurturing pollinators while also maintaining worldclass horticultural displays.

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9/24/16
Bringing Science to Life: How to Create & Maintain Education/Research Collaborations

Make the most of the research at your garden by sharing it with the public!

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9/22/16
Western Botanical Gardens: History and Evolution

The history of botanical gardens, from ancient Egyptian and Roman roots, through medieval and Renaissance developments, and up to 21st century developments, is chronicled in a new article, ‘Western Botanical Gardens: History and Evolution’ by Donald A.

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1/25/16
Water Blues Green Solutions

Discover ways of protecting and restoring rivers and sources of drinking water.  Explore stories by location. 

 
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11/1/15
Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency

DSIRE is the most comprehensive source of information on incentives and policies that support renewables and energy efficiency in the United States. Established in 1995, DSIRE is currently operated by the N.C. Solar Center at N.C.

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11/1/15
Global Forest Watch

Global Forest Watch unites satellite technology, open data, and crowdsourcing to guarantee reliable information about forests.    

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11/1/15
Green Cities: Good Health

The Green Cities: Good Health site provides research on the myriad benefits of urban greening and urban forestry efforts. The website provides useful information on the social and economic benefits of including natural areas in cities.

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11/1/15
Forests & Climate Change

Dedicated to preserving our forests and replanting trees, American Forests provide information on the impacts of climate change on forests. The challenges facing trees from fire, urban areas, water and other issues are explored.

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11/1/15
Drought Tools and Resources

While drought doesn’t always offer the same immediate and dramatic visuals associated with events such as hurricanes and tornadoes, it still has a huge price tag.

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10/28/15

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