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Agroforestry, the intentional integration of trees and shrubs into crop and animal production systems, is being deployed to enhance productivity, profitability, and environmental stewardship of agricultural operations and lands across the United States.
The primary goals of this research were to 1) determine how public gardens are addressing food systems education, 2) discern what information gardens communicate about challenges facing food systems, and 3) identify barriers to including challenging and
Consistent with their historical focus on the functional utility of plants, botanical gardens have an important opportunity to help ensure global food and ecosystem security by expanding their living collections, research and education programmes to emp
The Climate Change, Global Food Security, and U.S.
The more than 320 million Americans alive today depend on plants for our food, clothing, shelter, medicine, and other critical resources.
The purpose of this research was to investigate the prevalence and depth of food-related programs currently offered by members of the American Public Gardens Association.
Learn about plants being selected and tested for climate change adaptability in coastal areas for agricultural and conservation purposes in this video, funded by the USDA-Nort
In this issue BGCI considers how to develop education programmes from scratch, a curse and blessing that can be infrequently bestowed on botanic garden educators in gardens with well-established public engagement offers.
Food lies at the heart of both health and sustainability challenges.
National Geographic Education has been implementing teacher professional development programs for the past 25 years in support of their overarching mission to inspire people to care about the planet, and to prepare teachers to inspire their studen