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Children, Youth and Family Education with a Purpose

STEM careers and programs have gained prominence in recent years as youth are shown opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics through robotics, computer programming, and game development.

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7/9/19
Nature's Fun I Swear: Engaging High School Students in Outdoor Education

Public gardens across the United States and Canada are exposing young adults to the outdoors through interesting and innovative programs.

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7/9/19
#Future Green Collar: Engaging Young People with Careers in Horticulture

How can public gardens reach out to young people and engage them with careers that include horticulture and plant science, to ensure the future of their workforce and skills succession?

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7/9/19
Garden Experiences and "Aha" Moments: Connecting Youth to Science, Stewardship, and Health

Research studies have found that students enjoy learning environmental science concepts in a hands-on, active, and experiential way, and outdoor components add depth and meaning to their indoor learning activities.

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6/28/19
Earth Day Toolkits

Earth Day is coming soon. Be prepared to engage visitors, students in higher education, K-12 students, and more! 

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4/4/19
The Ultimate Guide to Creating Sustainability Changemakers

Go-to Guide for Creating a New Generation of Changemakers Capable of Transitioning Our World to a Sustainable Future:

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4/4/19
Inspiring the Next Generation to Pursue Careers in Horticulture: Strategies for Public Gardens

While interest continues to grow for plant-based movements such as farm-to-table, field-to-vase, and school and community gardens, there is a lack of growth in the number of people interested in careers in horticulture.

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6/22/18
Learning by Leading at UGA

A critical issue for our field is training the public garden and environmental leaders of tomorrow. Educational institutions, such as college and university gardens, are uniquely poised to become leaders in this area.

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6/19/18
SEL Field Guide

The Social and Emotiona Learning (SEL) Challenge was designed to identify promising practices for empathy, teamwork, initiative, responsibility, and problem solving.

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1/23/18
Student Presentations

Consisting of several 15-minute presentations, this session is devoted exclusively to having the future leaders of public horticulture share their latest research findings.

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7/9/17

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