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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
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
Public Involvement in Green Infrastructure Maintenance on Local Streets Case Study: Green Streets Program in the City of Vancouver

This professional research project conducted a case study of the Green Streets Program
(“GSP”), a volunteer program of street garden maintenance provided by the City of Vancouver

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1/8/20
How to Make the Most out of Your Volunteer Stewardship Program

Volunteers are key to most stewardship programs. During this webcast we’ll look at: How does the organization develop and maintain their volunteer program?

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9/17/18
Tree Stewards: Case Study of A Virginia Urban Tree Volunteer Program

Virginia has developed a successful urban tree citizen volunteer program, Tree Stewards.

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8/28/18
Promoting Urban & Community Forestry through Staffing, Volunteer Groups, Tree Boards, & Ordinances

The success of community forests relies on good management by municipal staff, volunteer groups, and tree boards framed around well-written ordinances.

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7/2/18
VolunteerMatch

The largest database of US volunteer opportuntiies, on site and virtual. This site also includes excellent free webinars on volunteer management topics. 

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10/17/17
Types of Volunteer Recognition given by Public Gardens

This list contains various types of recognition given to volunteers by American Public Gardens Association member gardens.  This information was gathered through the Association Volunteer Engagement Professional Section. 

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10/26/15
Volunteer Tracking Software Recommendations

This list contains recommended volunteer tracking software, as provided by the American Public Gardens Association Volunteer Professional Section members. 

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10/26/15
Supporting Excellence in Volunteer Management

Be the leader who empowers your organization to have the best volunteer engagement possible: What does your organization need to be successful?

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10/26/15

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