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Connect, Learn, and Get Inspired with Plant Heroes!

This year has challenged all of us in ways we could never have predicted, but it has also shown how resilient we can be if we work together.

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11/12/20
Planted: Finding Your Roots in STEM Careers

For many students, the future can be really exciting and a bit scary.

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9/21/20
Scavenger Hunt and DIY Educational Activities from Botanical Gardens

Atlanta Botanical Garden:

https://atlantabg.org/calendar/family-led-fun/.

The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden scavenger hunt online:

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7/30/20
Finding Urban Nature

National Geographic offers an online guide, Finding Urban Nature that can help city dwellers.

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3/27/20
A Master Gardener Survey: Promoting Pollinator-friendly Plants Through Education and Outreach

As land-use patterns change over time, some pollinating insects continue to decline both in abundance and diversity. This is due, in part, to reductions in floral resources that provide sufficient nectar and pollen.

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1/28/20
Morton Arboretum Discover Conifers Exhibit

This conifer exhibit created by Morton Arboretum is now available for download! These are great digital displays/panels that educate the public about the ecological and social importance of conifers. 

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1/23/20
Lightning Protection for Trees

Thousands of trees are struck by lightning every year. These trees will have varying degrees of damage ranging from complete shattering and destruction of the tree, to a slow lingering death, to virtually no apparent damage at all (Figure 1).

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12/12/19
TIPS Community Webinar: PlantSnap Initiative

The Association's TIPS Community presents a "Technology Tuesday" on the Association's PlantSnap Initiative featuring PlantSnap founder Eric Ralls. Find out how your garden can participate in this exciting citizen science project.

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12/4/19
Experience Bees: Community Outreach Tool for Bee Conservation Efforts

Despite the importance of bees, there is a gap in the public's understanding of them.

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10/24/19
Cornell NatureRx

Nature Rx @Cornell is a dynamic and growing movement, represented by numerous individuals and units at the university, who have come together with a shared passion for the ways in which the natural beauty of our campus can positively impact every person

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10/21/19

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