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Creative Ideas for Shows and Exhibits: Incorporating Interpretive Themes into Display Design

Orchid, holiday, and other types of big shows and festivals are becoming increasingly popular ways to draw in visitors to public gardens.

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6/20/18
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
Evolving Roles of Botanical Gardens: Interpretation & Exhibits On A Budget-3 Unique Perspectives

This presentation from the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium provides specific examples of pathways for developing engaging and conservation-rich interpretation and exhibitory. Three unique botanic gardens will share their perspectives. 

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1/18/18
Living Collection Curation- A Holistic Approach, With The RBGE Palm House As A Case Study

The necessity to redesign and relandscape the interior of the Temperate Palmhouse at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) created the opportunity to undertake a full curatorial survey of the palms and other plants contained in the Palmhouse.

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1/12/18
Science Communication

Learn about effective ways to communicate and interpret science and research to the public. 

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11/7/17
Developing an Interpretive Master Plan

How does an Interpretive Master Plan (IMP) work? Check out this presentation developed by The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and Smithsonian Gardens to learn more.  

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11/7/17
Communicating For A Change: Climate Change Education Strategies

This work summaries key findings of recent keystone research in social psychology, cognition and behavior and climate change communications, including work from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.

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8/28/17
Gathering around the Table: How Six Gardens Connect People to Food

We are all connected to plants through the food we eat.

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7/9/17
Beyond Beauty and Botanics: Crafting the Visitor Experience for the “Living Museum”

Public gardens are more than simply a collection of plants, displayed for public enjoyment. Public gardens should consider themselves part of the wider cultural sector and must be cognizant of their societal role in the 21st century.

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7/9/17
Healing Hearts and Minds through Strolls for Well-Being

Searching for a new way to demonstrate your public garden is “more than just a pretty place?” Attend and learn to harness your garden’s power to improve lives.

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9/24/16

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