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Connect, Learn, and Get Inspired with Plant Heroes!

This year has challenged all of us in ways we could never have predicted, but it has also shown how resilient we can be if we work together.

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11/12/20
Scavenger Hunt and DIY Educational Activities from Botanical Gardens

Atlanta Botanical Garden:

https://atlantabg.org/calendar/family-led-fun/.

The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden scavenger hunt online:

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7/30/20
A Master Gardener Survey: Promoting Pollinator-friendly Plants Through Education and Outreach

As land-use patterns change over time, some pollinating insects continue to decline both in abundance and diversity. This is due, in part, to reductions in floral resources that provide sufficient nectar and pollen.

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1/28/20
Experience Bees: Community Outreach Tool for Bee Conservation Efforts

Despite the importance of bees, there is a gap in the public's understanding of them.

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10/24/19
Resetting the table for people and plants: Botanic gardens and research organizations collaborate to address food and agricultural plant blindness

Of the myriad gifts plants provide to humanity, food is among the most visible, as everyone needs to eat, every single day.

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5/28/19
Policy Considerations for STEAM Education

Limited funding for STEAM education can create barriers that hamper program
offerings, student participation, staffing, professional development, resources or

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5/1/19
Earth Day Toolkits

Earth Day is coming soon. Be prepared to engage visitors, students in higher education, K-12 students, and more! 

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4/4/19
The Ultimate Guide to Creating Sustainability Changemakers

Go-to Guide for Creating a New Generation of Changemakers Capable of Transitioning Our World to a Sustainable Future:

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4/4/19
Adopt-A-Pond/Field/Park Example Documents

Attached are a series of documents from various institutions and states that desribe their Adopt-A-Pond, Field, or Park Programs.

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4/1/19
Brookside Gardens Stroll for Wellness

The positive benefits of exposure to nature and green spaces related wellness are well documented.

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4/1/19

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