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Breaking Barriers with Creative Community Solutions

In the past two years, Cheekwood has acknowledged the barriers that keep many from participating in programs and decided to act.

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3/4/20
Connecting People to Food Through Urban Agriculture

Community gardens are an increasingly popular way that people connect with others while growing their own food and spending time in nature.

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3/4/20
We're Not Just Pretty Gardens

Interpretation is the best tool for orienting visitors and connecting them to a garden’s mission. Gardens also function as a gateway to the natural world and a lifelong learning tool for visitors of all ages.

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3/4/20
Words in Bloom: Making Visitor Connections Through Poetry and Literary Programming

Many public gardens seek to connect with visitors in a variety of ways and many are exploring the interface between art, science, and nature.

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3/4/20
Public Gardens as Sentinels against Invasive Plants: Using the Database to Share your Garden's List

In this webinar, originally held on February 12, 2020, project leads from the Public Gardens as Sentinels against Invasive Plants working group introduce and demonstrate the features of an online database to be used to share information about plants esc

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2/25/20
A New Coast: Strategies for Responding to Devastating Storms and Rising Seas

Due to climate change, devastating storms and sea level rise will increasingly threaten vibrant communities, critical infrastructure, and vital natural systems.

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2/25/20
Cyanea kuhihewa: Rediscovering one of Hawai'i's rarest trees

With 90% of its nearly 1,400 native plants classified as endemic, Hawai'i has one of the highest levels of endemism of any floristic region of the world.

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2/25/20
Integrating Food Systems and Local Food in Family and Consumer Sciences: Perspectives from the Pilot Extension Master Food Volunteer Program

Cooperative Extension programs across the United States are embracing food systems and local food as a new topic area. Previous studies indicate that successful local food programming requires cross program collaboration.

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2/25/20
Squeezed from All Sides: Urbanization, Invasive Species, and Climate Change Threaten Riparian Forest Buffers

Streamside forests of urbanizing coastal regions lie at the nexus of global changes: rising sea
levels, increasing storm surge, expanding urban development, and invasive species. To understand

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2/24/20
Phytoremediation of Soils using Fast-Growing Trees in Vacant Lots and Landfills

Phytoremediation is a green technology that utilizes specialized trees to remediate contaminated soils across the rural to urban continuum.

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2/24/20

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