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A crucial function of education programming in public gardens is generating relationships between children and nature. We have a unique opportunity to personalize the horticultural aspects of our institutions.
Is your educational programming prepared for the coming “elder boom”? Every day, 10,000 Americans reach the age of 65 and the fastest growing demographic in this country is women over age 85.
Connecting people to nature when you have a cave on your grounds is easy…or is it? Learn about the ups and downs of partnering with other organizations to highlight a special feature on your grounds.
Story is a powerful, provocative interpretive medium in botanical gardens. Plants already have a hard time attracting the interest of a plant-blind public, and lists of facts do little to bring them alive.
Green Bay Botanical Garden continually strives to meet the wants and needs of its community, but these wants and needs are changing.
Humanity faces numerous challenges in adapting to a changing planet. Public gardens are an ideal setting in which to engage the public on how to be part of the solution.
Denver Botanic Gardens’ School Programs team will present an overview of their distance learning programming that is delivered both virtually and in person to PreK-12 classrooms, libraries, family nights, and after school programs.
Recent research has assessed the many ways in which time in nature impacts us psychologically, physiologically, and behaviorally.
In the past two years, Cheekwood has acknowledged the barriers that keep many from participating in programs and decided to act.
Interpretation is the best tool for orienting visitors and connecting them to a garden’s mission. Gardens also function as a gateway to the natural world and a lifelong learning tool for visitors of all ages.