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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
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
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
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
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
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
EECapacity for Public Garden Educators

A webinar-based course on environmental education.

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10/16/14
Collections Clarity Webinar Series

Hosted by the American Public Gardens Association Plant Collections Professional Community 

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9/16/14

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