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Breaking Traditional Boundaries with Adventure Programming

Wondering how to host a mud run without the mud?

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9/24/16
Public Gardens as Agents of Social Empowerment

Connect with the communities you serve to create a better future for us all. Learn how some gardens have worked collaboratively to develop programs the serve both environmental and social goals.

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9/24/16
New Perspectives: Changing the Smithsonian Gardens’ Butterfly Habitat Garden to a Pollinator Garden

In 1995, Smithsonian Gardens opened the Butterfly Habitat Garden at the National Museum of Natural History. After twenty years, this popular landscape is being reinterpreted to become the Pollinator Garden.

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9/24/16
Inspiration to Conservation

Public gardens seek to inspire the appreciation of nature. Many gardens also seek to conserve nature. But often these two key motivations, inspiration and conservation, live in separate domains.

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9/24/16
Gardens After Dark

Gardens at night offer a sense of mystery, heightening other senses as vision slips away.

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9/24/16
Climate is Changing Collections Management

As climate change places continued pressure upon wild-plant populations, botanical gardens and arboreta become increasingly indispensable conservation agents.

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9/24/16
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 School Gardens: Maximum Impact, Minimal Input

School gardens are growing across the country. How can garden professionals support these efforts in a meaningful and sustainable way? After all, most of us have our own properties to look after.

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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

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