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Citizen science offers the opportunity to actively involve a variety of audiences both on site and in communities with our collections, our research, and our conservation activities, increasing scientific and environmental literacy as well as awareness
This presentation reveals how gardens efforts have helped surpass the goals of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge!
Volunteers are key to most stewardship programs. During this webcast we’ll look at: How does the organization develop and maintain their volunteer program?
Virginia has developed a successful urban tree citizen volunteer program, Tree Stewards.
The success of community forests relies on good management by municipal staff, volunteer groups, and tree boards framed around well-written ordinances.
Any garden or organization can benefit from a diversified volunteer corps with differing skill sets as well as being a welcoming and supportive space.
Seasoned Volunteer Managers will offer advice for staff members who work with volunteers. How can you make the most of this valuable resource while helping staff build leadership skills?
Presented by Karen Christeson of Idaho Botanical Gardens at the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium, this presentation will cover how to build a dynamic volunteer program that establishes lasting relationships and successful experiences.
In 2015, The Morton Arboretum decided to shake things up with a full assessment of volunteer engagement in fundraising programs. Kathleen will discuss the benefits of Arboretum efforts to “shake up, not just stir” long-standing volunteer committees.