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Orchid, holiday, and other types of big shows and festivals are becoming increasingly popular ways to draw in visitors to public gardens.
The Social and Emotiona Learning (SEL) Challenge was designed to identify promising practices for empathy, teamwork, initiative, responsibility, and problem solving.
This presentation from the 2018 Small Gardens Symposium provides specific examples of pathways for developing engaging and conservation-rich interpretation and exhibitory. Three unique botanic gardens will share their perspectives.
The necessity to redesign and relandscape the interior of the Temperate Palmhouse at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) created the opportunity to undertake a full curatorial survey of the palms and other plants contained in the Palmhouse.
The following topics are explored in this briefing report: visitor concerns regarding prioritized topics related to climate change (including sea level rise, glacier/sea ice change, ocean acidification, migration patterns and changes, impact of drought/
Learn about effective ways to communicate and interpret science and research to the public.
How does an Interpretive Master Plan (IMP) work? Check out this presentation developed by The Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and Smithsonian Gardens to learn more.
This work summaries key findings of recent keystone research in social psychology, cognition and behavior and climate change communications, including work from the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication.
We are all connected to plants through the food we eat.
Public gardens are more than simply a collection of plants, displayed for public enjoyment. Public gardens should consider themselves part of the wider cultural sector and must be cognizant of their societal role in the 21st century.