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North America’s agricultural and natural landscapes are vital to feeding humanity—they are home to many populations of important food plants and their wild relatives.
Academic campuses across the Great Plains can serve as landscapes for teaching and learning about native flora of cultural importance with regard to food, medicine, and lifeways.
Increasing evidence indicates that nature exposure is associated with lower mortality, improved stress, mental health, attention, and mood. This evidence is driving a trend in nature prescription programs.
More than 450 scientists from around the world recently released findings showing that up to one million species may become threatened with extinction.
The nation’s forest land area remains stable, but the composition and distribution of those forests is changing.
Association Director of External Relations Joan Thomas gives an introduction to the MYGARDEN campaign supported by Association affinity partner, MobileCause. Learn how to use this platform to raise money during National Public Gardens Week.
Successful programs of crop wild relative (CWR) exploration, conservation, and utilization are ultimately dependent on sustained public prioritization and support, which in turn requires public awareness and engagement.